Until Next We Meet…

UPDATED 1/3/2018Happy 2018, everyone! I don’t know about you, but 2017 was not one of my finest years. When I counted down the seconds on New Year’s Eve, it was with relief that the year was over and a whispered promise to do better this time around.

One of the things I had planned to do last year was end my blogging hiatus in December, but December came, and December went. Why is my Real Life kicking my Writer Life’s blogging butt, you ask? Well, I went back to school. 

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[Poetry] Bully

You thought you could kill me?
With your words as sharp as knives
And the venom dripping from your lies,
Well I’m sorry to disappoint,
But I won’t roll over and die.

© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] Bully”

[Poetry] Sea of Sad Songs

With no land in sight
Perhaps, it’s better to sink.
To hear something other than the noise
Of every thought I think.

You were my life raft
My reason to be strong.
I wonder how long it’ll take
To drown in this sea of sad songs.

© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] Sea of Sad Songs”

[Poetry] Bleeding Lines

I never could see her soul through her eyes—
They were thick opera curtains that never budged,
Never giving light a chance to pierce through.

But light always finds a way—
Illuminating her veins down to her fingertips,
Until every word she wrote breathed anew. Continue reading “[Poetry] Bleeding Lines”

[Writer’s Quote Wednesday] Mermaids Have Wings

For a while

I had this idea
That I lived in a world
Where I was free

And for a while

There was no
Thinking about
What they thought of me

And for a while

I was exactly the self
That I wanted to be.

—Mermaids have wings, For a while—

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Say Whaaat? (aka One Lovely Blog Award)

It’s come to my attention that schlee93 has nominated my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award. Thank you, schlee93, very much! It seems this is both of our first nominations so congratulations to you too!


Now onwards to the nitty-gritty rules and guidelines: Continue reading “Say Whaaat? (aka One Lovely Blog Award)”