When you come to mind air becomes non-existent. I'm just left gagging and gasping from an invisible hand that only releases enough to prevent my complete suffocation. But still I think of you.
Devil's Lake, WI. Picture taken by me 7/21.
If I close my eyes and hold my breath, I can imagine myself back besides you. Within that moment I'm backfloating in your scent, drowning in your touch, and backstroking in your presence. But as soon as I relax and try to take a breath, I'm sucked back into the present... Once again left only … Continue reading Drowning
You have become my mind's daily ritual. My silent reminder and sobering remembrance of everything I must now miss.
Feels like a time bomb has detonated inside my head causing every single cell in my body to explode and absorb every ounce of light and sound that surrounds me to make me feel nothing less than invincible.
"The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace." -Thich Nhat Hanh Picture taken by me 6/21
I used to love this picture of you walking by the sea... It was a cold day so you wore a plaid seeming ready to leave. Your face was cast down while you kicked sand methodically... And you looked lost in thought as far as I could see. But now it's obvious. You weren't just … Continue reading Oblivious
Let me correct the accusation that to me you repeatedly heave... I'm definitely not ignoring you. I'm simply taking a permanent leave.