2018, A Poem By: Briana Carlesimo My worth is not dependent On the boobs across my chest. You cannot base my money On my kitten heels and dress. You cannot interrupt me Just because you have a thought. I know this might sound crazy, But my silence can’t be bought. I do not march for exercise As per your last request. And when my kid … Continue reading 2018

24 Years and Counting – Advice So Far

Every year, I love celebrating my birthday. For some reason, I’m not as excited this year as past ones… I don’t know if it’s because 24 doesn’t seem cool and young or if it’s because this past year has been such a whirlwind. Either way, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting over the past 12 months on how I’ve changed/grown and what direction I … Continue reading 24 Years and Counting – Advice So Far

Home for the Holidays

It’s like the first snowfall of the winter.  That feeling of pure bliss and excitement. That moment when you don’t even care how cold it is outside because there are snowflakes falling, and you could spend forever running around trying to capture the fleeting moments of happiness on your tongue before they melt away.  It’s like inhaling the deepest breath of your grandmother’s cookies right … Continue reading Home for the Holidays