Morning Thoughts.

I want to smile. I want to laugh. Like I mean it. Mornings I wake up with the sun hitting my face. No gratitude for another day. No bliss from the warmth. Instead, I squint and look away. Didn’t I close the curtains? My brain is always racing. Always thinking. SHUT UP. I want to…Read more »

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I am obsessed with my mirror. I will always have a quick look every time I notice a mirror. Touch up my lipstick. Today, I look beautiful. I have the perfect winged eyeliner. Sharp, bold, and black. Why can’t everyday be like today? “You look great, Mozzy!” Other times, I stare and I stare. But…Read more »

Open Up.

Have you ever had an intervention for your emotions? I have. Apparently, I don’t display my emotions well. And it bothers people. “I don’t really want to talk about it.” I say. “Why don’t you trust us?” They say. It’s so weird. People tell me to “open up more” and to “let them in”, but…Read more »

The Servant.

“I’m sorry, sweetheart. You are the eldest, therefore you must serve the guests.” I never really questioned the principal of serving the elders when I was younger. It was a part of my culture. All of my siblings were able to either leave the house, or lock themselves in their rooms while dozens of guests…Read more »

The Boogeyman.

There was a boogeyman living in my home when I was young. I didn’t understand why he was invited, and why he had to stay for so long, but he was there. I wasn’t able to sleep at night. I knew something was off. My 9 year old self was really confused. Why is the…Read more »