My goodness, how did 2022 go so fast? I keep accidentally writing 2022 instead of 2023. It's just weird. Anyway, last year I posted some of my goals for the year and I thought it'd be fun to see how I did on them in this post, as well as to make some goals for … Continue reading Recaping 2022 Goals + 2023 Goals
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Random Life Update: May 2022
I just finished looking through my blog at the past Random Life Update: May posts from the last two years. *dabs eyes* Life was so different. Don't get me wrong, I am very pleased with the direction that my life has taken and I don't really want to go back to where it was in … Continue reading Random Life Update: May 2022
To the misfits, the outcasts, the broken and the scarred
You’re lonely in a room full of people. You watch companionship from a distance and feel empty arms embrace you. Sometimes a single tear, sometimes a torrent, rushes down your hallow cheeks and stings your bruised lips. As you walk by rows of perfect people, you hang your head but still feel their stinging eyes … Continue reading To the misfits, the outcasts, the broken and the scarred
Marks of Hope
I thought it would get easier as time went by. But I’m still a freak show. Children point and whisper, a few even whimper and begin to cry. Sometimes people laugh and crack cruel jokes. Most just walk past quickly with their heads down and pretend not to have seen me. Everywhere I go, the store, the movies, church even, I’m an outcast – avoided and overlooked. I make people uncomfortable by the skin that I’m forced to live in every moment of every day.