Hello everyone! My name is Amanda and I am currently In college majoring in English. I’ve loved writing for as long as I can remember. From creating short fictional stories, to my very own memoir and poetry book.
I’ve battled anxiety my whole life
My mom tried everything she could think of
To help me relax
She would tell me,
“Pretend we’re on a beach.”
And I’d say, “But we’re not.”
Clearly, I struggled with be...
“Home is where the heart is” right?
Sometimes a house is not a home
Mine certainly never was
But sometimes you can find a home in another person
And that absolutely terrifies me
Because it means that ...
There is something about the cool air of Autumn That brings me sadness
Especially when I am alone with my thoughts
I’m sure if I thought longer and harder about it
I could pinpoint exactly why that is...
I call myself a hugger
Yet, touch scares me Because of how much I crave it
I fear losing the people I connect with
I feel sometimes that I am too much Too much myself
Taking up too much space
With my ...
I’ve been told that I need a backup plan
Is it because my dreams are too big?
Is it because you don’t believe in me?
I read a quote once that said- “if your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big eno...
I’ve never been able to see quite right
How I look
My own physical body
Has never been perceived correctly
“You have body dysmorphic disorder”
Says all the professionals
There’s nothing more painful t...