From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


April 2016

The Depth of a Bloodline

Sometimes I think about my past, my mistakes and wonder how it affected my family. Family isn't just an important thing. Family is everything. I sit here trying to sort feelings in me that I'm not certain I understand. The only... Continue Reading →

A Forest Walk

I'd like to take a walk in the forest. To feel the wind graze my face with all the essence it has captured on the way to me. I want to walk in the forest to hear the buzzing of... Continue Reading →

Protected: My Biggest Lie

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Run Away

I don't know how I feel. I don't know what I want. I don't know if what I'm doing is right or not. All I know is I want to make things right. Right for everyone involved. I want to... Continue Reading →

Black Opal

I don't drink as much as I used to. I used to numb everything by easily downing two Black Opals. It was easier than facing anything that I didn't want to face because I tend to like to avoid things.... Continue Reading →

A Triangle

To The Hurting Heart, I know you don't know if the pain will go away. You need to know you chose life and that will always be the right path. Nothing was a mistake. Everything is a learning opportunity, a lesson of... Continue Reading →


You're awakened in the darkness of night. Panting at what you can remember, The dream has caught you in despair. Memories barrage you as they turn into ember. You listen to the dead of silence; Trying to steady your thumping heart.... Continue Reading →

Another Day

I have this problem where I walk away from people in my life. It's my way of saying I'm done giving everything to someone who doesn't reciprocate (or at least try to reciprocate) how deeply I love. It isn't that I'm... Continue Reading →

You Are Not Alone

I lie awake with agonizing heartache, Not for myself but for you who share this. Dear friend, I know the feeling of such loss And the heaviness of losing your beautiful gift. I wish I had the words to console... Continue Reading →

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