Lessons Grief Has Taught Me.

Grief is never consistent, you could be fine for one minute and completely break down the next. For a moment, you could be the shoulder that everyone cries on . You could feel un-stoppable and courageous just for making it through a difficult situation. Then for the next few days you could break down from…

Control

Just like you couldn’t control when your sun went down,You’ll never be able to control when your path shines bright.Just like you can’t control the waves,You can always choose which ones to surf.You can’t control the words people say,But you’ll always be able to control how you search for peace and silence. You can’t control…

The Veil

Stuck in a whirlwind of memories and nostalgia she noticed the world continued to move forward without her. Wherever she went, she wore her grief as a veil sometimes it was so thick that she couldn’t see past it. She knew her grief would come in waves and when the veil was transparent, she noticed…

Battles

How many battles in life do you have to go through to win yourself back? ©ZeinaA.G

A Child’s Heart-Short Story

I’ve been submitting this short story for contests for years now and it never won anything. I think it’s time to share it here and see what everyone thinks. Hope you like it! ♥ A Child’s Heart. With one loud “Bam” a life ended, her soul was setting off with the wind, as she caught…

Role Model.

My life would’ve been meaningless if I wasn’t able to hear your laugh. My life wouldn’t have been complete if I wasn’t able to hold you and listen intently to your stories. Your innocent love pushed me to become a perfect role model for you. However, you taught me that there’s nothing perfect about a…

This is all Temporary.

Sometimes the people around you will mock you when you try to explain that someday everything you’re going through will fit perfectly into your life like a puzzle. You get ridiculed for having ambitions but don’t worry because deep down you know that this is all temporary. Deep down you know that you’re following your…

Peace

“Nobody is going to be your hero,” keeps echoing through your mind as you recall your misfortunes. You look around you and see everyone matching, nobody talks about their feelings they are on auto-pilot. During moments of weakness, it makes you wonder if you should change to match your surroundings. It can feel like you…

The Struggle

I’m struggling to learn that you can’t really save the ones you love from making mistakes. You can’t protect them and shield them from life. It terrifies me and shreds my heart into pieces that I can’t prevent a lot from happening. However, I’m certain that I can only show my loved ones unconditional love and…