Why keep my words under wraps just because it's not ready for you to see it?
Author: Giovanna C.
21) this birthday life
Typically, I play things close to the vest. But today I felt compelled to let people in a little more.
20) don’t blaze it
You deserve to receive me from a place of lucidity, not one of faux happiness brought on by a leaf.
19) …there i am
I'm not as special as I think I am when I'm on vacation, it's just me in a different spot.
18) my reported breaking point
Perhaps the only way for me to get the news story I'm really after is to let it play out without me.
17) my fellow new yorkers…
If I can get my foot in the door, I can enact real change. But it feels impossible as long as the party is the most important part.
16) let’s talk about it
All that physical affection means nothing if 'it' is not in the picture.
15) nailed vulnerability
I'm sensitive in more ways than one, and I don't feel strong enough to expose what's deep beneath my nail beds.
14) the posture we carry
I was leaning into the grace of it all, imagining I was getting looks, just experiencing a new way to carry myself.
13) no news is good news
When there's nothing to report, the choice to go internal feels better than chasing a story.