I Am Raw I Am Real

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    You don't always need a plan.

    Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, and let go of all the negative from the past. See what happens. I have such a hard time doing this. I so badly want the future I set out and worked hard for.
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    My mind just won't stop racing.

    It's keeping me awake. It's always running somewhere, everywhere. I feel like it's trying to escape. Bouncing from one thought or memory to the next, all of them a discomfort.
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2016
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    I've searched for a home what seems like my

    whole life. Traveling from one place to the next. As I've gotten older I've come to understand home is not where you are from. Sometimes home is simply where you belong at the time. I have traveled the whole world in search for it. Some find it and some don't. The first time I...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2016

    I am made up of waves; low tides

    and high. You'll find me where the sea touches the sky.
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    You say you love me, But I cannot remember the

    last time you let me touch you. Keep your paper heart away from me Loving from a distance does nobody any good. I need to touch, To claw, To kiss You ain't no man, go back to hole you came from Smoke your stale cigarettes Look and reflect on our photographs Smile all you want...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016

    Today feels heavy, the shadow from my past

    drapes over all the windows that face the sun. It doesn't let the light in. I make due with tea, a strangers company and pen to paper. A voice tells me spring is coming, and I do appreciate this strangers attempt to brighten the heaviness in my heart. Spring will be good days.
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    Feb 4, 2016
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