Tag Archives: young adult

Guardian

 I could see his humanity, his imperfectness, his belief in what he was doing and what he was fighting for, willing to kill for- it was all there, written in his face. Just like us. Just like us- I could … Continue reading

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wild and free

They talk about the tiger and the hawk being wild and free, but the only tiger I’ve seen were half dead in cages, and hawk, in chains, while the sparrows and the pigeons fly, their tiny bodies circling the black … Continue reading

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Girl

Let me tell you about the girl. She was sick and she couldn’t walk through doors unless she walked through them five times more. She couldn’t smile, unless she wiggled her eyebrows, and her mind was dizzy with mental pain. … Continue reading

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figurative deaths

Each day I wonder if I am good enough, but then I die, and it all falls down like a puppet whose strings have been cut, and its guiding sticks have clattered to the floor, where there lies a metal … Continue reading

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breathe

There once was a piece of fear and a part of love and they were friends. That was me and you. We walked hand in hand, the summer we were seven, through the streets of SLC. On the hot pavement, … Continue reading

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as you can

They talked to you about living life as you can, they told you to live only as you could, but they never said that life’s not easy. Even though they knew this, even though we all do, they never say … Continue reading

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dirty dishes

Something ordinary, dirty dishes, with something extraordinary, an enchanted tree growing out of the street outside..

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