I Am Still Writing the Story of Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    Sometimes this awful grief gets caught up

    and mingles with my other grief and sorting it out is like trying to pull a silky shirt out of a hot, full, staticky clothes dryer; virtually impossible to accomplish without getting shocked and dragging a bunch of other stuff along with it. Valentine's day marks six months. I...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2014

    My Story ( Fill In The Blanks)

    Once upon a time: ...Happily ever after THE END
    watdfk watdfk
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    Little girl 4 years old,

    a little to use of being alone, another new mom and dad, another house that will never be home. This is my temporary home. It's not where I belong, with windows and rooms that I'm passing through. This is just a stop on the way to where I'm going.
    heyimcoltonsgirlfriend heyimcoltonsgirlfriend
    16-17, F
    Feb 26, 2014

    And Now It's Time To Start A New Chapter

    Over the past  several years, I have been cultivating a garden of change in my life. And, I visit this garden often and tend to it, knowing I will harvest the blooms when I am ready. Now I am ready. But I must do it carefully and with great consideration. It is time to...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2009


    Metaphorically I stand at the center of a desolate, dusty, deserted, desert crossroad.  Tiny, sun baked, blond dust devils whirl about the endless stretch of nothingness.  I am worn and torn, battered yet not beaten.   My feet have embedded...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    15 Responses Oct 17, 2009


    Walking into the store and immediately spying the red box of chubby, fruit filled, pre-Lenten treats made my breath catch in my throat and I clumsily maneuvered my cart in the opposite direction of the display. I cursed under my breath and admonished myself for my extremely...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Feb 13, 2013

    I'm a new writer looking

    for some feedback. Growing up in a small lousiana town, every boy grows the same. Same hobbies, same interests, same skills. I didn't grow up that way, I didn't spend time with those boys. I spent time dreaming, sticking to my close circle of friends and no one else. I was never...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne
    18-21, M
    Apr 8, 2015
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