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Blogger By On May 22, 2019

Interview with Poet Shelby Eileen – Installment 5

I’m so happy to welcome our next poet Shelby, who released her latest collection Goddess of the Hunt this February. Shelby is really blazing her own path in poetry with this collection as she reimagines greek goddess Artemis’ navigation through her own aromanticism and asexuality.  Aside from her great writing, Shelby’s honest, funny, and sweet personality shines through in this…

Dating Blog By On May 13, 2019

You Shouldn’t Have to Love Yourself First

Mental Health Awareness Month brings up so many important topics about mental illness and how their affect our confidence, self-esteem, thoughts, and moods. Your mental health affects your relationship with yourself, which in turn affects your relationships with your friends, family, and significant other. There is a common phrase of “You have to love yourself before you can love someone…

Blogger / Poetry By On March 13, 2019

Where I Ache Cover Reveal!!

It’s time to reveal Where I Ache’s cover!!!! I really wanted the cover to be bright and sunny, a contrast from the heavy content inside. But I spent some time looking into various designs from Amazon’s Cover Creator and this just really spoke to me.     Full cover to include blurb: What do you guys think? Is the blurb…

Blogger By On March 3, 2019

New Poetry Collection coming out this June!

My second poetry collection Where I Ache will be published June 10th!!!!!   June 10th June 10th June 10th June 10th June 10th   This collection is broken up into six chapters ranging from themes such as jealousy, depression, grief, and strength. These are delicate subjects to talk about and most people avoid them because of the uncomfortable vulnerability. I’ve…

Dating Blog By On August 22, 2018

What a Long Term Relationship has Taught Me

Prior to my current relationship I had only ever reached the early stages of dating. It was still a time to look and act your best as you still wanted to impress your date and win them over. As my relationship reaches its first year mark, I reflect back on the changes I’ve noticed when a relationship becomes long term….

Poetry By On August 8, 2018

You Still Love Me Today

I’m still learning that love Is subtle some days. That a short answer from you Does not mean your love For me is in jeopardy. Just because the butterflies Have faded to the background today Does not mean they are not there. There is no need to panic The tidal wave of passion Will take me once more.   -May…

Dating Blog By On August 6, 2018

Working on Your Jealousy in a Relationship

Since jealousy usually pops up when someone outside your relationship is seemingly getting close to your significant other, most people would believe jealousy is about your SO or the other person. But it’s time you face the music and realize jealousy nearly every time is all about you. Jealousy only really pops up when there are issues of self esteem,…

Poetry By On February 8, 2018

Dead Branches

These thoughts rotting inside my head are not my own I know that and yet I cannot stop thinking them. I’m sorry it’s not just the two of us in this relationship. Thank you for being patient and kind the gentle hand to soothe my worries away. Even as I sway, I always stay rooted in you. And I will…

Poetry By On September 13, 2017

I Outgrew You

There is no ghost of you in my bed He left to fill her sheets just like you did So don’t hit me up late night wanting me to fix you You choose your words carefully Every line directed at her Peppered with your vulnerable desire I am not her stand in, I am not your second choice. -June 2017