Formed in Your womb, You loved me before the Disappointment before the Tears before the Stress. Embracing my Imperfections, You showered me with an illuminating Love that became a Lighthouse to hide from the Darkness. - Nikki Leibbrandt (2019) To my mom. I love you. More about the picture here.
These four walls cut off my supply of oxygen blurring my sense of self. The screams, whispers and lies tell me who I am - no - who they think I am supposed to be and I listen, polluting my mind with the poisonous smoke, smothering my voice until it's weak and muffled. Forced... Continue Reading →