One smile prompts another. Laughter follows. A face lit up with joy, Soft eyes full of affection. He is gentle, he is kind. A crying shoulder, A helping hand. A candle in my darkness. Songs of delight Dedicated to a grateful heart.
What is love – how could I know the meaning? He is my someone, gone from a stranger to my favorite soul. I believed it was a set of chemicals, mixed in the brain and the heart, Easily controlled and manipulated, causing crazy reactions and reckless decisions. Perhaps that’s still true, but then I met … Continue reading The Meaning
To my ex: thank you for hurting me. Thank you for teaching me that what you called love had the potential to be treacherous, one-sided, and easily used as a weapon. I didn’t know then, but I know now: that’s not what it means to love someone. Thank you for showing me … Continue reading Thank You to the One Who Hurt Me
When you love someone, what wouldn’t you do? What move is too big? If nothing else makes sense and you’re facing a wall of changes, but you have a strong feeling from somewhere deep inside that says “This is my person”, is it worth it? I had lost faith in people. I’d lost faith in … Continue reading What Wouldn’t You Do for Love?
Do we get second chances at great love? Or after one love leaves us lonely, is that simply what we tell ourselves to survive? He was the golden one. People would walk up to him and instantly open up; he just had that ease about him that somehow earned immediate trust. In my life … Continue reading The Lonely
He was the child that changed me. He was the one who showed me that hope and moments of magic, however small, can change everything. He wasn’t mine – I worked with autistic children as a behavior therapist. To give you a little background, I was involved in the preschool program but still had my … Continue reading The Child that Changed Me