Words Of My Heart
“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”
– Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
I wrote this piece in reaction to the #BeyondWorthy hashtag launched by writer and mental health advocate Jacqueline Whitney, as part…View Post
I was afraid to be a woman for so long that I did everything to make every ounce of femininity that I possessed disappear.
And then one day, I didn’t want to be afraid anymore.
I took two boomerangs of myself in those gray jeans – one before being hospitalised, and one the day I…View Post
“A painter’s got a canvas. A writer’s got reams of empty paper. A musician has silence,” said British musician Keith Richards.
My canvas is all that my eyes can see.
A life-size canvas, white sheet of paper, silence
or thousands of sounds blending in.
And then comes my paintbrush, my pen,
and my little madness,
to create a unique painting, story, melody.
If I were an object, I would be a key to open the doors of endless possibilities. If I were a…View Post
After being hospitalised for a little more than four months now because of an eating disorder I’ve stopped denying is…View Post
© Joao Silas Yesterday, a friend asked me what my ideal date would be. I said I didn’t really know…View Post
Stamp my heart with your tears, May they be of joy or sadness. Stamp my soul with your words And…View Post
© Brooke Cagle You always see beauty when you know how to look. It’s everywhere. You just have to open…View Post
“Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.” – Brene Brown For someone who loves the Christmas…View Post
“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope…View Post
© Vladimir Kudinov When you gave me some of your time, you gave me a portion of your life, and…View Post
© John Mark Arnold I would rather hear hurtful truths than beautiful lies.View Post