It’s not ok, I’m not ok…but that’s ok because I will be

Why do I feel like I have to lose my shit to become visible? To be heard? “You’re so strong, Stacy. I don’t know how you do it.” “You’re the strongest person I know, Stacy.” “You’re the strongest woman I know.” “I wish I was as strong as you are.” I can’t begin to tell … More It’s not ok, I’m not ok…but that’s ok because I will be

Ripple 

It’s not so complex, nor is it so simple The toss of the stone, the reach of the ripple The words that are spoken but never uttered  The broken heart, the compliment muttered  The thought on the lips that is never quite said The look on the face, a book just misread  But the stone … More Ripple 

Sometimes 

Sometimes the air feels like fire my lungs can’t breathe in the burn Sometimes it feels like making mistakes is the only way that I’ll learn  Sometimes my heart aches with a beauty my eyes reveal to my soul Sometimes it shatters with ugly a gaping, empty hole Sometimes I cry when I wish I … More Sometimes 

Glimmer

I saw the light inside you glimmer like the sun The life inside you sparkled like you were the only one I watched you hear the words they spewed and saw the light grow dimmer  I watched the tears drown out your flame, the boil now a simmer  I saw you break apart, you crumbled … More Glimmer

BeYOUtiful

It’s been awhile since I’ve written. I guess I allowed myself to get sucked into the busyness of life again. The disease to please is a tough one for me. Sometimes it’s a daily challenge. When the exhaustion hits and I’m lying awake at night thinking of all the things I still should have done … More BeYOUtiful

Rise Up

Chaos has pursued me most of my life Hungry and ready to cause me strife  It pushes, it pulls, it kicks and it shoves My desperation is something it loves It stalks me, waiting for me to surrender Life without chaos, can I remember? But I know something chaos does not I am a fighter, … More Rise Up