my job

It's raining, it's windy. I've been working on the same thing all day frantically and with no end in sight. I have no choice but to go to a job fair on Friday and talk about how cool it is to be an AmeriCorps employee to a bunch of high school...

a hunger strike

I tied a bandana around my braids, and crossed my arms, glaring into the window at where Andrew stood. He was tall and lanky, arms crossed and a frustrated expression on his face as I stood there with the twins, ready to fight.    There was no...

what weather smells like

When the weather gets slightly warmer, but there is still a chill in the air, I am reminded of the years of my youth. When the air would be the same way and it would be early in the evening. Winter would be on the cusp of turning into Spring with...

Tipsy on YOU (Fiction)

I was tipsy, the only way to describe the way the bubbles made my insides feel like they were popping and scurrying around in delight when you came over to pull me into a hug. You smelled like Garnier Fructis shampoo and some fruity perfume. I pulled...

The Best Friend Sad Story

I was watching Grace and Frankie on Netflix, a show about two women who's husbands leave them...for each other last night when an episode came on that really got to me, and made me cry. It was an episode where the two husbands, now a couple,...

Poor People Don't...

"Poor people don't go out period," is what Elyse just said. Lorianna saw me turn around and glare and I never saw her change the subject so quickly.  Ignorant idiot.