Dear 19 year old Veronica, Hi. It's 21 year old you. You are now officially the age to be able to step foot in a bar in America (you did this past Christmas when you visited family and friends). I am writing this to tell you that you are strong. Paris has changed you. France … Continue reading Letter to the 19 Year Old That Arrived in France
5 a.m. City Streets Some unknown peace. Lonely feelings But burning light My heart is full of life.
I remember the first day of school, Thinking that I was cool in my little flannel skirt and button up shirt. The innocence in my head of what the world was going to be like. The hunger and thirst for knowledge, As I hitched my little red backpack and headed out the door. “Today, I … Continue reading Today, I am a Big Girl
I knew once I got off the plane that I was in Spain. But I knew once more life would be nothing like before. The tears left stains scarred across my cheeks, But they were nothing like the scars on hers. We were quite the sight to the passerby, A family huddled in the middle … Continue reading The Empty Love Seat