Manny

Mom can I please wear my sister's skirtI think it matches this green shirtManny, you have school todayDon't you care what people sayMom, can you please understandI know this isn't what you plannedNo matter how hard I've triedI don't feel like a boy insideIf you just let me have this dayI'll ignore what people sayI…

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Live and Learn

What are you good at? I'm good at reading people, which is probably why I'm not a people person. And Im really good at making bad decisions, which is definitely why I went back to school. 🤷

Attainable But Not Sustainable

What does "having it all" mean to you? Is it attainable? Whoever's asking this question is well aware that having it all means something different to everyone. So if you have it all, someone else might think you don't. And if you don't have it all someone else might think you do. But how could…

Duh

Who would you like to talk to soon? I thought about this for a while only to draw an extended blank. And I realized it was because there IS no one I would like to talk to soon. I remembered that I HATE talking to people. 🙆

Forget It

What personal belongings do you hold most dear? I used to keep things that were sentimental to me, like the cross they gave me at my dad's funeral, pictures and videos of the kids, things they made when they were little, things like that. Those things used to mean a lot to me. But unfortunate…

Procrastination Wins Again

Why can't I just get things doneIt's not like I'm out having funI'm literally just sitting hereWell aware the time is nearYou'd think I love procrastinationMaybe I lack motivationI have no reason to delayStill I'll wait til the last dayKnowing that I'll be a messOverwhelmed with fear and stressI'd stop but I just don't know…

The Golden Rule

What is the legacy you want to leave behind? Whoever I meet, I always try to chip away at the guard people usually have up. I am not a people person and my anxiety has no end. But when I do encounter other humans, I want it to feel like we've known each other for…

They Wanna Know My End Goal in 150 Words 🤦

As an adult returning to college, taking that step was beyond terrifying. I had been depressed for a very long time; actually I still am. But finding the courage to begin again has been well worth facing all of my fears. Both courage and education have proven to me that they are still worth their…

Cheers

What a day to read the postsSo writers let me make a toastHow brave of you to be so kindTo let us peek inside your mindTo share a piece of who you areAnd based on what I've read so farYou don't need to show your face To make this world a better place

Blinded by the Light

How do you feel about cold weather? How can I describe the sunPublic enemy number oneBright is not a complimentTell me where the darkness wentI prefer it dark and coldThe sun just makes your skin look oldIt burns my eyes til I can't seeThen drains up all my energyIf ever there's a sunny dayIn the…