You Can Trust Me

by JP “I don’t want to talk about it,” I said quietly. She paused, blinked; registered that I had interrupted her. Something flashed across her expression--irritation? But she smiled warmly and pulled me closer to her, dispelling the thought. I felt a pang of guilt. “I-I’m sorry….” My lip quivered, and I looked away. “Oh, … Continue reading You Can Trust Me

Fool Me Twice

Let's talk about betrayal. This may be an oversimplification, but I believe that our sense of betrayal comes from our high expectations of others. I was recently reading an article that echoed my thoughts on the topic. The author says, "Most friendships fail because of high expectations. It's simple: Let go of the expectations, improve … Continue reading Fool Me Twice

Namaste

I have never felt the need for yoga for some Namaste some calculated, deep breathing for some peace and quiet intermixed with Spanish guitar or soulful reggae, more than in this moment. My mind cannot quiet, again. My heart won't slow, again. My eyes flash, throwing mini daggers, even the chatty ones avoid me my … Continue reading Namaste

Sighs

Sighs, sifting through old trash whistles for you to follow and you do, almost unaware he’s leading you back home origins – water, though you can’t swim and you’re back. Heart slowly starts to fill, warmth increases – proportionate to your escalating heartbeat. Sighs. Now do you see why I brought you here? Eyes wet, … Continue reading Sighs