I didn't fall in love when he kissed me - no. I fell in love with his sleepy laugh. For the way his face felt against mine. I fell for his breathing - which left a cool breeze on my body. For the way he held me close like I was the only life jacket … Continue reading Life Jacket
Another reason I love you: When my problems overflowed, pouring out and wiping out everything in its’ path. You didn’t build a bridge. You didn’t dig a tunnel. You didn’t try to create a new city. You taught me how to swim in the mess.
I miss you. I miss you. I miss you. I miss your face. I miss your neck where I left kisses. I miss your arms that would hug me tight until my anxieties escaped through my body. I miss your chest and how warm it was. I miss how your legs used to intertwine with … Continue reading I Miss You
We should start treating words like jewels. Or like they're on the brink of extinction. To be honest, they very well might be. Love has turned to hate. Proud turned to envy. Acceptance to comparison. We throw words out just to pollute the air. And we sit wondering how we somehow became chimneys of … Continue reading Words
I know there are different perspectives opinions viewpoints on events around us. But what astounds me, is that two people could be experiencing the exact same moment, & live it in totally different genres. To her, she's living in a romantic comedy - love To him, he's living in a horror film - fear And it … Continue reading Exploring Genres
I’d Rather Be… I was very annoyed at my father last night. My mother and I were all settled in, while my dad eagerly kept glancing out the window. He was looking at the sunset. Which to me, is no different than the sunset yesterday. Or the day before. Or what it'll be tomorrow. But … Continue reading Shared Wisdom
It was exhausting loving you. Constantly pulling you from the hole you dug for yourself and resided in. Pulling you up for fresh air, when I was losing mine from how heavy your words weighted on my heart. Scratching my hands in the process. Scraping my knees. But I kept pulling. I wanted you to … Continue reading Damaged
A Face in the Crowd cjh photography Sometimes all we need is the ability to emerge from the background to face the camera.
Valentines Day Lecture Remind Others: You are loved. You are loved. You are loved. And not just on one day of the year. But for all the days of my life you’ve been here. Remind others: It’s a human malfunction that it takes 1/365 days to celebrate love. Nonetheless, I’ve loved you just the same … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Lecture
Tour Guide My dad has a special talent. He is able to find beauty in the ordinary. I think I can learn a lot from him in that way. (cjh photography)