All I ever needed was for her to be quiet. Or at least quiet enough for me to think. If I didn’t get the chance to think about my options, I knew I would make the wrong decision. And if the wrong decision was made, I knew my future would be ruined. The future I…
Days seemed longer The sun seemed to dim When I started to wake up Later. And then even later With the day gone I had less time to feel alone Less time to think. I found ways to dull my senses. Dull my feelings I avoided thinking I avoided talking. I avoided life. I cried…
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In the Moment
I always wanted to live in the moment, but lately, I’ve been having a bit of trouble not obsessing over every little thing. Every occurrence, every word. It wasn’t until I read your essay that my attention became divided. I had been content with myself and my daily life until your words brought me out…
“I know I live in another dimension. It’s how I can save myself. To keep myself out of harm’s way.” Lance listened carefully as he started to stretch slowly. I watched him as I talked and wondered how he could seem so calm and collected all the time. It was beginning to drive me crazy. “Have you…
“What kind of crazy would you call that?” Sam and I watched our professor from the back of the classroom. Dr. Jordan was frantically writing on the board. In a weird way, it was oddly soothing since she was usually very calm and collected. For me, it was nice to see someone who acted just as crazy as I felt in the…
Anxiety hit me like a ton of bricks Like I was drowning in worry Nothing I could do was right Nothing I said was helpful Nothing I did was useful. Days sometimes raced by While sometimes they dragged I could never decide which felt better Until the day I started feeling better The day I…