I’m not an emotional person, so if I cry, it means I’m either in a lot of pain or something has hit me hard. Three years ago, when my then-boyfriend and I made the decision to move to Tennessee, leaving us 800+ miles away from family and friends, all I could do was cry. I missed my folks, brothers and friends simply because before I … Continue reading Memories, Please Leave Before I Cry
Memories. Whether they’re good or bad, we all have them. Unfortunately, there are those you prefer not to remember, but for the most part, your mind flocks to the better memories. This is true when you break up with someone. Instead of remembering the bad times, you tend to think of the fun moments you shared. Your mind plays tricks on you and seems as … Continue reading Don’t Chase Memories
A group of us hung out last Friday night. He invited me out. I haven’t hung out with him in a while, so I figured I’d tag along to one of these “Meet-up” groups. Why not? There’s still something there. I don’t believe it’s technically romantic, but I feel it. He flirts with me mostly, but at times, I do flirt back. It’s all in fun. He … Continue reading Push those thoughts out of mind, out of sight.
I went to meet with a guy face-to-face about a story I was writing for the Temple News. I hadn’t been to Temple since December and I knew it would all come back to me. The plan was for my then boyfriend to meet me there; I’d meet the guy then the bf and I would get lunch. As I boarded the train, I became … Continue reading I’ll most certainly never forget!
5:56 A.M. My alarm wakes me up to begin another long day in the Big Apple. I feel strange, weird, peculiar. The birds are chirping in this distinct way. I remembered the smells, tastes, atmosphere of those school mornings & music on my Ipod as I arrived at Temple University ready to attend class. Now, as I ride NJ Transit, I’m reminded of the mornings I … Continue reading My safety net– going to Temple University.