• Writing Journey

    Pre-Mid-Life Crisis

    As an obsessive compulsive person, I often find myself in a cycle of crippling stress, obsession, mania, and depression. The obsessing especially gets out of hand because unlike the others, I don’t realize I’m obsessing about something until someone else points it out. And suddenly the light bulb goes on in my head, and I think, “Is that what’s going on? Is that why I can’t sleep?” Monday, my brother asked me why I had gotten so obsessed with my finances. My first reaction is always denial, but then I thought about it. I knew I had gotten obsessed with it, I just never thought to stop and ask myself why. Change…

  • Poetry

    Yakkity Yak & An Original Sonnet

    Below is a random rose from my sister’s yard. Enjoy.  Yay! I finally have my blog up! I have no idea what I’m going to talk about, but I’m super interesting so I’m not worried. ^_^ For entertainment purposes, here is a sonnet I wrote for Intro to English Studies. It’s called “Breaking Away from You”(circa 2004): The fireworks lit up your face that night. How could I tell you and in what way? You turned to me your eyes shining so bright. But it doesn’t matter I could not stay. You confess your love, you pour out your heart You’re bleeding yet you still come back for more. How…