A Letter Sent to the Past

A letter to the little girl with the curly hair: I want you to know that you are beautiful. Your hair isn’t too frizzy and your skin is fine. You need your glasses to see, and we both know you are too forgetful to wear contacts, wear your glasses, they look nice on you. Smile…

I Am Strong Even When I Am Weak

I know what it’s like to carry the world on my shoulders, to feel like there is nothing that can knock me down. I know what it’s like to think I am invincible, as if there is nothing I can’t handle on my own. And I know what it’s like, to be awaken from such…