• I Performed for Acceptance, but Ended Up Alone

    By on February 23, 2015

    I found myself in a scene straight out of the cliché teenager flick Mean Girls. In the movie, it...

  • My Gateway Drug

    By on July 25, 2014

    I pushed open the heavy door from the girl’s locker room and slid my back against the wall to...

  • What I learned about trust from my dog

    By on February 11, 2014

    My dog barks at shoe polish. You read that right. He growls and barks and his hair stands up...

  • Out of control

    By on November 1, 2013

    I’m the worst flyer in the world. I’m the one on the airplane that you see squeezing the armrests...

  • Relying on the “Pick Me Up”

    By on October 22, 2013

    Why are you doing this? Out of emotion? Because of something in the past? Because you don’t like your...

  • Depression Isn’t Tangible But Neither is the Solution.

    By on October 11, 2013

    Part of depression is not being willing to forgive. It may be someone who hurt you that you are...

  • .Be Heard.

    By on August 16, 2013

    “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There’s no one alive who is you-er than you.” –...

  • Closing the Cover to my Own Coffin

    By on July 21, 2013

    Do we really want to get well? Do you really want to overcome an addiction? Isn’t it so much...

  • Blacktop

    By on May 29, 2013

    I’ve thought since I was a kid that I wasn’t good enough. This spoken word poem is about my...

  • Sincerely, Freedom

    By on April 26, 2013

    Watch this. Have your mind blown.   PLEASE  Share this! On Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Wherever. Especially if you’ve ever...