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The amount of negativity on this video and the people who criticise it… what are you doing to spread the love? … More #Wheresthelove?
JustUsBox were so kind to send me a box of their new subscription service. It aims to bring couples closer together once a month with different date ideas. You should turn off Sky, turn off your phones and spend some quality time together. Their first box is a stargazing date idea and I would like … More JustUsBox- Unboxing! (25/07/2016)
I’m going to start a new section called Personal Pieces. It will be me just talking about everything I think needs talking about. I’m sick of people not discussing certain things and we won’t push them under the carpet anymore. As someone who is now 20, which is scary to say in itself, I have … More Personal Pieces: Self Harm.
I could be rich for the amount of times I’ve mentioned I’m a feminist, then people have rolled their eyes and looked at me as if I’m a totally different person. Hold on, I’m not going to take off my bra, say it oppresses me and then burn it. I’m also not going to blame … More When you sigh at the word ‘Feminist’.
1. Everything is only temporary. This is important when I’m going through a particularly heavy chronic pain patch. I tell myself this when I wake up feeling worthless. I think this every time someone says something harsh, or seems ungrateful. People are temporary, settings are temporary… everything is temporary. 2. We only live once. Maybe … More Personal Pieces: 10 Things I Live By.
So, picture this… I’m 14… I’m a teenager who is scared of herself. That is the truth. I was scared of myself. I guess I still am today, but I also guess I like myself more. I guess I still am today, but I also guess I like myself more. And it’s hard to be … More Personal Pieces: Why I stopped caring what people think of me.
She told me that words used to burn her, and she would cling onto the hope of it ending one day. Her hands showed the pain and the way she used to beat herself against the wall, and call herself names. I watched her pick the grass one day and thread it between her hands as … More She Told Me (Spoken Word)
I probably owe Harper Lee a thank you, a pat on the back… a hug. It was year 10 when I read To Kill a Mockingbird, and I remember it was hated by everyone in the class. No one wanted to read it and Of Mice & Men was the preferred text to read. However, … More I like reading because of To Kill a Mockingbird.
They told me hell didn’t exist, but they also told me monsters dont. Monsters are what reflects back at us, that shadow in the distance, the nagging voice in your head. I’ve seen hell with my own eyes, and it isn’t pretty. I have felt the flames lick at my skin, and watched the devil … More Heaven & Hell (Spoken Word).