Guys I don’t talk to anymore

September 23, 2014

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1. A guy once kissed my toes and in between them, the maps of my feet telling him of my travels. We whispered to each other from opposite ends of a green scratchy vintage couch, my naked legs resting on his Levi’s. Huge green scratchy cushions enveloped us as he cradled my foot, appraised it like it […]

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Risk and Love and Vulnerability

June 10, 2014

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“The one thing that keeps us out of connection is our fear that we’re not worthy of love and belonging.” — Brené Brown I’ve always been afraid of the wrong things. I don’t fear death or earthquakes or being in a car accident or breaking a leg. I fear things that aren’t real, can’t be measured […]

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2007

November 19, 2013

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I close my eyes to breathe your love, it looks like wavy clouds. Why oh why do I sit so still, I should be standing proud. Somewhere close I hear my name, it’s writ in sands of blue. Your voice rings true then whispers lies, ‘I’m still in love with you.’ Now you’re gone and here […]

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All that Matters

September 16, 2013

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The smell of Indian food wafts through my apartment, pungent and sharp and almost unbearable at 7 am. My newest neighbor, a plump but pretty 23 year old, has her family visiting from India. A mother, father, sister she hasn’t seen in two years. I assume the food is Indian although I’ve never asked her […]

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Whitewash Red Toes

June 8, 2013

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#whitewash #redtoes

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So You Think You Can Dance

May 26, 2013

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I took private salsa lessons a few years ago. I’m not necessarily a dancer, although my salsa teacher would beg to differ. She told me day after day that I was born to do it. I was meant to dance like my hips and legs and life depended on it. Like every last cell in […]

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Desert Drive

May 25, 2013

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the desert is…colors and textures and smells layered with the wind

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