Chronic Pain: A Free-Form Poem

A life of chronic pain. A life of chronic pain means constantly having to cancel plans or explain why I am not enthusiastic being around people. Irritability. With every step, I cringe, blinking back the tears that I am trying to hide. Eight, Nine, Ten level pain. I shut my mouth and lie when people … Continue reading Chronic Pain: A Free-Form Poem

An Ode to Long Distance

I am trying something different this week. I have been so stressed lately¬†that I everything I have¬†been thinking has come out in poems. I sat down and tried desperately to write something for this blog, but nothing has been working. So, this week, I am going to be posting poetry instead of regular blog posts. … Continue reading An Ode to Long Distance