I am no stranger to disappointment. She and I have spent many a night curled up in bed Watching tears roll down my cheeks Her poisonous words pooling in my heart The warmth of rejection heating my skin. She would crawl under my sheets Every time validation eluded me "You are not enough" she'd say … Continue reading Validation

True love

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for true love. I thought true love would be found in the arms of my mother, with her dark hair flowing down her back, a stream of the dreams of all the mothers before her. But how could I find love in someone who dumped … Continue reading True love