• a birthday card to my best friend

    A Birthday Card To My Best Friend

    August 19th was my best friend’s birthday. I celebrated her birthday like I do every year: in the Happiest Place on Earth. I feel closest to her there. * Melanie was pure light. We were friends in High School and throughout our early college years. We were roommates, too, which…

  • suicide prevention

    Painting Your Life In Color: Suicide Prevention Week

    Personal Note: The beginning of this poem was written during a dark time in my life. I’m so glad I held on┬ábecause the light eventually reappeared, shining through the darkness. It was at that time, a time filled with light and hope, that I was able to complete the final…