Goodbye 2017

There have been many painful goodbyes to close people, in 2017. Now I realize that you could desperately miss someone’s daily “hello” or the casual chitchats even if it was only about the weather. You could miss how a person’s presence changes the atmosphere; you could miss their sense of humor and the little things…

Survival.

Pain shoots through each cell of your body, stripping you away from everything you ever loved. You are left trembling from your wounds. You question your ability to survive, while you’re dragging yourself to function. The only thing that makes sense is remaining quiet and for a period of time, you do. But, your silence…