A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance

She has struggled to breathe. Suffocating, choking on air. Beating herself up for so long. Her body has weathered the storm that has hovered over her for the past few years. She has pushed people away to save them the heartache of stepping into her world. She is still learning how to love and forgive [...]

Fragile

Fragile

I sat by his bedside as he clung to life by a thread. His hands were cold and wrinkled. His breaths were sporadic and long when he inhaled. The silence in between gasps is what frightened me most. I looked over each time to make sure he was still alive for a moment more. The [...]

Damaged

Damaged

The roof on the house was broken. When it rained, it would seep through the ceiling in the dining room. Her mother would have to place buckets on the floor to stop puddles from forming. It was a bone chilling cold that would find it's way into the apartment. The weather outside always represented the [...]

Rise

Rise

spring brings new beginnings you learn to bloom again despite being stepped on and mistreated you rise each time we stand tall, we come back stronger do not fear the change of the seasons something may be in store for us that we did not even expect this photo is my own.Central Park, NYC.

Resilience

Resilience

~ for anyone needing a little pick me up when we are in the moment feeling everything so very deeply being consumed by this sadness and our thoughts that will not shut off completely hopeless feeling like we cannot take one more step forward this is when we need to fight like we've never fought [...]

Colorful

Colorful

You have brought vivacity to my world I no longer see the world as black and white, it is no longer colorless You are my sunrise, sunset, and everything in between You have so many infinities within you You are vulnerable and share them with me --is this love? this photo is my own.5am Sunrise [...]

Alone

Alone

There is beauty in learning how to be on your own, like sitting alone in a coffee shop Endings lead to new beginnings And they can be better than we ever expected Being able to go somewhere new Being able to breathe again without the baggage of the past lurking among you You can start [...]

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Home was always wherever you were I found sanctuary within the four walls of your apartment I felt safe, protected, and loved I would lay in bed as the sunlight would seep through the peach colored curtains The breeze would sweep across the room There was a certain beauty within the stillness I felt when [...]