Pretending

I learned at a young age that the world does not want to see your pain. So I hurt just the same, only hidden; behind closed doors, in broom closets, under sheets, in the pages of my guarded journals, and often in the arms of forgotten lovers. I felt everything, all of the weight of [...]

The Moon & The Sun

It is when she feels so frequently covered by the restricting layers of her modern society that she is drawn back in time. She feels a rush of serenity as her mother's gentle hands return from their grave in the earth to softly weave a comb through the girl's long, dark locks. She can taste [...]