Poem: siren

you threw me over sacrificed my love to the whims of the sea i remember how it looked the world upside down watching the light slowly fade with the memory of what i used to be the darkness becoming more present than my love for myself i remember how it felt to become one with […]

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Poem: Origami

I was never created to be trapped kept in your pocket for the bleeding days when your needed something close Something to treat yourself for the dark thoughts that would blow through like a summer monsoon But I was there Penned in between denim fabric and your hands that petted me nervously to make sure […]

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Bloom.

The time to bloom is now. The flowers raise their petals to affirm the movement the bees buzz about on task while the cherry blossoms spread forth their covetable buds and the wind whisks the pollen through the air, for even they have somewhere to go. All are busy showing off for the world– nature […]

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Poem: Shadows

we hide beneath the empty shadows of everyone else’s perception of who we are letting the incomplete images of strangers create for us our whole self repertoire. keeping ourselves busy, we are enslaved to chaos like a compass to the sea running from self awareness because it’s less comfortable than anxiety. in our core, we […]

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Poem: The Art Of Manipulation

You took your sweet time Seeing my heart, exploring my mind And I, I was flattered. Mistaking understanding for love, Not seeing why you had made it Your full time job Getting to know every piece of my puzzle; Not knowing Every question you asked Was a document you would file away To open up […]

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New Chapters: Welcome To Write & Roam.

Hey guys! As you may have noticed, the blog has undergone some changes! Here’s what’s going on. I had no idea how things were going to look when I started this blog a few years ago. I initially started writing to share my journey with Hashimotos with you, the ups, downs, health tips, things that […]

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Poem: The Hustle.

We race… to achievement to success to productivity to efficiency to immortality. All the while we fail to realize it’s our mortality our inescapable, and often ugly, “humanness” that makes life beautiful.   We dream of being the beautiful, the intangible– in likeness to stars. But if the stars could feel they would look down […]

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Poem: Three

  Hell-bent on perfection I’ll sprint down the road of self-growth Achieving my way to value Succeeding my way to love I’ll run myself to the ground Dying for something That was given to me freely.   a. b. martin

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The Pursuit Of Stillness In A Culture That Can’t Stop.

One of the main things I’m prioritizing this year, (and this lifetime) is the pursuit of stillness in a world of noise, achievement, anxiety, and hurry. I fear western culture has become the product of consumerism, instead of being the consumer who determines the products. Without noticing, we have let our needs become insatiable as […]

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Poem: Ocean Eyes

-ocean eyes-   the ocean in your eyes: depth and sadness, love and defeat rivers of my soul, they flow into you. broken through, are the dams of my mind floodwaters rising – darling, I can’t help it everything ends in you.     a. b. martin

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