Monday Morning Distraction rustles in a breeze that takes my eyes from her golden leaves. Shattering and shivers under covers, dark like a tent, Under salty droplets and shimmering beads. Papers rustle at my feet, a surprise and I brush them off the bed with my toes. They float down as though time doesn’t affectContinue reading “Momentary Bliss – by: Odette”
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Protected: No Going Back
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I mostly just hung out with Zoe as the fireworks exploded all around our heads. She did well with the noise-cancelling headphones on and sat in my lap and played with my phone. Since the show was on campus there were a lot of students there and I found myself scanning the place for Jake.Continue reading “Drizzling Fireworks”
The Distraction Is Saving Me – by: Odette
It is Saturday morning, about 5am. I couldn’t sleep at all. I’ve literally been awake all night…so now I’ve given up trying. I really have nobody to tell, and if I get it all out through writing this, then maybe I’ll be able to rest. I cheated on my husband 2 days ago and I’m stillContinue reading “The Distraction Is Saving Me – by: Odette”
First Summer Without Her
It is the loneliest summer ever…and my first summer ever without my older sister. She died in a car accident 11 months ago. She was 9 months pregnant. Whenever I see something exceptionally beautiful, I think it’s her.