Baby Michelle Was Melodramatic

Trigger Warning for cutting and suicide. Fives Secrets lurk behind my eyes But you can’t see past my lies You’re my best friend But you can’t see when I pretend You think I love big shirts It’s really to hide all my hurts From both my mother and I You don’t know I cut when…

Baby Michelle was Melodramatic

Finding You Screams of poison terror Rip my heart asunder I’m groping around in the darkness But I can’t find you The insidious drops of water Falling all about me Sound to me of tears Scorching down your face Tearing and scrambling I try to get to you Hard stone and cold truth stop me…

Baby Michelle was Melodramatic

It’s Poetry Tuesday! We are going to go back through all my old notebooks and look at the god-awful poetry I wrote when I was an angsty teen and then you will get present day Michelle’s re-interpretation/headdesk horror-filled embarrassment. Cannibal Dripping blood Splats on the floor Intoxicating stench Weaves its spell The beast has risen…

Baby Michelle was Melodramatic

It’s Poetry Tuesday! We are going to go back through all my old notebooks and look at the god-awful poetry I wrote when I was an angsty teen and then you will get present day Michelle’s re-interpretation/headdesk horror-filled embarrassment. Till the End of Time Your arms cradle me in my sleep, But when I wake…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 5/14/2006 Witty one liner: I’m not crazy, my reality is just different than yours. Quote of the week: “Don’t worry, if that question comes [up], I’ll just confuse them.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 2/5/2006 Witty one liner: I was just sitting there, walking. Quote of the week: “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): “Sneaker” was first used to describe a rubber-soled tennis shoe in 1873 Planner quote: “The strength of the team is…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 11/27/2005 Witty one liner: Guys are like slinkies, it’s always fun to watch them fall down the stairs. Quote of the week: “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): You would need 14,826 billion fireflies to generate as much light as the sun produces….

Dear Myself

Dear Myself, I have to talk to you about something, something difficult, that has been affecting our relationship for years, maybe even over a decade. Please don’t take this the wrong way, although there is no kind way to say this, know that I want to mitigate any confusion and future misunderstandings by being completely…