it rained

Rain cleanses. Rain heals. I close my eyes and feel free of family obligation, of money as a motivator, of aggressive American individualism. When stripped of these feelings, rain reminds me of the blood on my hands. A visceral image of my deafening silence. My mistakes come back to envelope me in water; I dream of drowning. Can rain rinse the…

Twenty Two Years

Happy 22nd birthday to me! I feel closer to the void now more than ever. I have a lot going on in this noggin of mine, so indulge me (consider it a birthday present) as I let some of that spill onto this page. 22 bits of advice from 22 years of life, as if I…