Tag Archives: perfection

The Right Kind-of Anything

I got this heart breaking message from a friend a while back and it has rattled around in the empty caverns of my skull since. “but, it’s fine. It would be folly for me to attempt to prove that I … Continue reading

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Stains

Stains Falling from my lips, blood from a punch in the face. Demented half truths, squirming in panic on the page. Grasping attempt to hold on to the fraying edge of reality. Do you know what it means to struggle … Continue reading

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pressure and perfection

Nothing like submitting the first paper-for-a-grade I’ve written in years to demonstrate just how much of a perfectionist I can be.  No doubt I did more than I needed to and pushed myself to a higher standard than what it … Continue reading

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