10 Words That Describe Me…

This week, an assignment in my Interpersonal Communication class asked us to make a list of ten words or phrases that describe who we are.  These ten were the first to come to mind, and perhaps I will expound upon them at a later date.

  • People Pleaser
  • Nervous
  • Compassionate
  • Tired
  • Tenacious
  • Socially Awkward
  • Thankful
  • Reflective
  • Fake It Til You Make It
  • In Progress…
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Vertigo

The landscape seems fractured

      as the sky’s plates shift

on one another

 and the horizon tilts  

while bright colors swirl around me

 like paint on a surrealist canvas

and I cannot help but notice that

 the shambling creature

who once lurked in my shadow

now lurches in my shoes,

stretches her legs in mine

and trips up my feet

as I stagger through a swaying world…