retraction

"decide," you say. you've been on repeat for a while now, coaxing and demanding, sulking and reasoning, imploring and hoping. it's not the kind of decision i make lightly, you know this by now. i'm cautious by nature, endlessly thinking on every step before i take it. it's make-or-break for me and sometimes i think… Continue reading retraction

Persistence

A butterfly sits trapped in a thin cave of leaves, fluttering its wings diligently. It's the only way to break free, after all. Every day is a little more work and a little more struggle. Finally a chasm is created, and freedom is the reward.