The Frailty of Moments.

A moment is one of the most fragile things in the world. So much work goes into a moment. The right song, at the right time, with the right people – a wonderful moment of joy. In a split second you’re faced with a decision and you make the wrong choice – that moment and many moments after are filled with tears and heartbreak.

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To Those Who Dare to Get Close.

“I’ve got a hamper full of really loud mistakes

and a graveyard in my closet.

I’m afraid if I let you see my skeletons,

you’ll grind the bones into powder

and get high on my fault lines.”

-Rudy Fransisco, My Honest Poem

I make myself seem like an open book because there is so much to learn about me that I can get away with having things that belong to only me and my mind – and my pen when I put it to use – without people realizing that there is more to me.

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Explanations.

I really hate how easily I get stuck in my own mind. It literally takes almost nothing to send me down a spiral that doesn’t seem to have an end.

I don’t know how to explain that to people.

I don’t know how to explain that I say “I’m sorry” a lot because I’m really just apologetic for my own existence.

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There is a Power so Great.

There is a power so great, no one can truly give it the appreciation it truly deserves.

I went to a concert on March 3, 2017. On March 3, 2017, I got to listen to Twenty One Pilots live. They performed right before my eyes and I cried tears of joy. I looked around at thousands of people singing the words right along with me. That may have been the least alone I have ever felt.

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I Can’t Explain It.

I just can’t find the words to tell you how much I love you.

How that love is like a roller coaster you never want to get off of.

How that love wakes me up better than both of my alarm clocks.

How that love causes me to want to smile so bright that the sun finally has some competition.

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