Category: From the Vault

It is not our job to clean up the mess you lef…

It is not our job to clean up the mess you left.

You are asking me to do something I have never…

You are asking me to do something I have never had the privilege to. Blindness is never a solution.

Her fist is balled the way a boy would grip he…

Her fist is balled the way a boy would grip her hair in a kindergarten class or at any age           that boys put their name on things.

In a fish tank of predators, I wonder if I, to…

In a fish tank of predators, I wonder if I, too, am a predator by association.

This is a eulogy for those swallowed by their …

This is a eulogy for those swallowed by their own minds.

Because sometimes that is the hardest thing to…

Because sometimes that is the hardest thing to do, right? Just stay alive in this zombie heart planet, people walking around pretending to exist.

In this church I want nothing more than a hand…

In this church I want nothing more than a handprint on me, someone who can feel how cold I am, anyone willing to share my blizzard.

I just woke up one day and I was a still photo…

I just woke up one day and I was a still photo in everyone else’s home but my own.

Everyday, I wake up to struggle. Stepping outs…

Everyday, I wake up to struggle. Stepping outside chokes my neck.

My dad may bring the money, but my mom is what…

My dad may bring the money, but my mom is what keeps this household together.