Dreamer

My brother bought me a necklace for $75, and it's probably the tackiest thing I've ever seen. A plain golden chain with tiny cursive letters spelling out the word dreamer. I actually laughed out loud when he gave it to me, and fortunately, he thought it was because I loved it.  I wear it all …

Exercise

“Why do you always exercise?”  “I don’t know. I guess I just do.”  “Do you not like the way you look?”  “Not really, but… I don’t know.”  “Has exercise changed the way you look?”  “No, I mean… I don’t know why I do it.”  “What’s the matter?”  “I guess I’m just tired is all.”  “You …

Joy

All the straight and crooked lines blend together with different colors. A blue canyon, a pink sun, and a red moon. A smile on someone else's face that's contagious because her nose is wrinkled and her eyes squeeze shut so tightly that little tear droplets leak out the corners. Laughter bubbles up in the throat …