• Writing

    My Own Harshest Critic

    Hate and fear and anger are emotions that can eat you alive. They gnaw on your core, writhe in your gut and poison your thoughts. They turn you into a hollow version of the person you used to be. A pumpkin carved out and emptied, devoid of the seeds that let you grow, with a mask plastered over your features, pretending to be what you wish you were. I heard from a friend this week that their son has been struggling at school with a teacher that has failed utterly to be an adult. This kid has waded through a very dark time, and finally reached a point that he…

  • Writing

    Eaten Alive

    Hate and fear and anger are emotions that can eat you alive. They gnaw on your core, writhe in your gut and poison your thoughts. They turn you into a hollow version of the person you used to be. A pumpkin carved out and emptied, devoid of the seeds that let you grow, with a mask plastered over your features, pretending to be what you wish you were. I heard from a friend this week that their son has been struggling at school with a teacher that has failed utterly to be an adult. This kid has waded through a very dark time, and finally reached a point that he…