Gratitude It’s a Friday afternoon, the clock is nearing 4:00 pm.  My workday will soon be over.  I receive a call from the office.  A new admission and the afterhours nurses already are busy with patients to see and needs to attend to.  Yes, I will go.  Internally rolling my eyes and muttering unpleasantries under […]


Succumb What are your seven deadly sins? Are they the same for all of us? Is succumbing to vice merely an unavoidbale consequence of the human condition? Is there really even a reason to resist?  Is there a reward for moral fortitude, purity and piety? Seven deadly sins all boil down to three. Power. Control. […]

I float above my body and watch. I am hovering above my cowering frame, cloaked in a cape of security. Floating here I am strong, I am beautiful, I am in control, I am safe. I watch the mouse down below. Cry into her pillow. Bed sheets soaked with her tears and his scent. The […]


Fraud I glanced down at my bulging belly and cringed as I felt the burgeoning life wiggling inside me. I am the American Dream. I have a house, a gorgeous house. I have a car and a white picket fence and a husband who works 9-5. I have a job. A job that is disposable. […]

embrace the fake

Superficial Plastic, elastic, fantastic girl made of everything spice and nothing nice.  Bitter on the tongue and rough in the hand. I left you in command but you surrendered to the opinion of the falling, falling, falling beasts.  And the beast was beat by the least of the bunch and I once had a hunch […]