Long-distance relationships, much like most relationships, can completely alter your understanding of yourself and your partner. Here’s what being in a long-distance relationship over the past year has taught me.
We are so in love. There are times when all I can hear is my words echoing from years gone by and finally making their way to today. To no periods and more run on sentences with “I love you” and “You mean the world” and “This is meant to be” scattered between every other […]
i’m happiest when I’m pantsless, barefooted in the sand, munching away on vegetables, and thinking about how much I have. living in pure abundance. harvesting that energy. sharing my love and light with others and basking in that interchange. looking someone in the eyes and saying “i love you” and “i see you”. and no amount […]
Hold on tighter to what you remember yourself to be. Hair darker than ebony, adorned in drops of gold, and eternal scars broadcasted to those who dare venture close. Close your eyes with me. We’re standing at the edge of the cliff overlooking endless water. Our hands are outstretched as air as fire as sand […]
I used to sit and dream of these moments. I used to light cigarettes in hopes that the smoke would push my memories of you deeper into the abyss. But I could still feel them, lingering there like the faintest whisper of my name. I prayed—prayed to whatever was worth praying to. I was a […]
Poetry by Karen J. Wang 2 January 2016 Strength does not feel like iron bars growing in the place of soft flesh. She’s more like shallow breaths and balmy temples. Show me strength disguised in a cape and shield, And I’ll show you faint and dark scars across my chest. Strength strikes with a vengeance […]
1 January 2015 Poetry By Karen Wang