Coffee Shop Cliché

Possibility for a fictional short story that I’ll probably write in parts when inspiration strikes? I’m thinking YES! Six months ago this day, I met Kaya one boring Sunday morning post my morning jog in the swanky coffee shop where I’d always order an iced Americano, in the most clichéd boy-meets-girl-in-coffee-shop fashion, she accidentally spilled…

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Warm

“Her smile could warm the coldest hearts, her laugh’s a symphony and her heart, oh boy, her heart. So pure, so kind, so good. She’s such a happy little thing. I’d no choice really, but to fall hopelessly in love with her and watch as she conquered effortlessly, my cold, lonely world.”

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Letters of Love

To the strong men in uniforms from their devoted wives back home I wish you were here, mi amor.   Some days are especially difficult when you’re not here and today is one such day. I had a particularly tough day at work and all I could think about was coming back home to you.…

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Anna,

Happy birthday, sunshine As long as I live, I will never forget how you came over and introduced yourself on the first day of eleventh grade with the warmest of smiles and I so clearly remember how we got close, you practically dragged me away from that random Commerce chick on the steps, and spent…

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The Day I Decided I’m Fabulous, My Life Got a Whole Lot Better

The ages 16 and 17 were tough on me and during this period I developed severe anxiety and horrible insecurities about the way I look and I think they stayed with me pretty much till around 6 months back when I got out of what I hadn’t realized was an extremely toxic relationship. My life…

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Girlfriends

For N and S,  This letter is for all those times I couldn’t vocally express how much I fucking love you ladies and how much you mean to me and how much my life would absolutely suck whale cock if you weren’t in it. Thank you. Thank you for the hugs when I was breaking…

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Solace

I’m trembling. He holds me in his arms. I’m shaking, my mind is exploding with emotions I cannot contain. I’m a mess, a broken mess but right now in his arms I’m starting to feel safe again. Please don’t let go. There is nowhere else I’d rather be. Suddenly it doesn’t matter how my past…

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Vow

You close your eyes and look away. You’re fighting back tears and it absolutely crushes me. It breaks my heart, you have a past so troubled. And it breaks my heart because you, my love, you deserved none of it. A single tear rolls down. No love, hush, you’re okay now. You’re in my arms…

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Rains

Monsoon is here and there’s nothing I’d rather do than curl up underneath the softest soybean quilt I can find, make myself a cup of hot cocoa and watch reruns of Sex and the City.   I’ve never been a fan of the rains. I can’t stand getting wet in it. And I never could…

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