Take A Chance

Seattle’s summer skies began to turn a timid color gray, The night that I met you on a chilly August Saturday. I’m not sure why I decided to get to know you, Maybe I wanted to take a chance? You were not ideally what I was looking for — A brief, sweet and impermissible romance….

At A Loss

It was during Winter that you mesmerized me with your sleepy eyes. Before I knew it, you started to undress me with your childish lies. How could I become so blind, was your superpower to hypnotize? To think that this could last forever, when it would only end in foolish goodbyes.   Somehow I thought…

Is there a place?

Is there a place where you’d be proud to be called mine? Is there a place where our stars would eventually align? Somewhere far away — maybe a planet or two. Somewhere far away — together, just me and you.   I caught a glimpse of your shadow in the distance, please don’t run away….


The following letter was originally written on October 2017 regarding the nurse turnover epidemic in relation to autocratic management issues.  Names** were edited for confidentiality.  To whom this may concern: My name is “anonymous.”  I am currently working as a registered nurse in the telemetry unit of this hospital.  I will not disclose my personal…