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September 15, 2017

I was always someone who colored inside the lines,

for fear of punishment,

but then I smeared an edge...

and broke a tip.

I pounded the table,

cried up to the heavens;

For what was I to do without

rules of confinement?

But when I stepped back from the surface I played on,

I rea...

September 7, 2017

Dear X,

You don’t deserve to have your name spoken inside my mouth. Instead, I will let the sounds of it drip out like the juice of a rotten fruit.

You will never know the immense damage you caused, not by leaving, but by staying for as long as you did, when it was clear...

September 7, 2017

What does my soul look like?

I think my soul is a tiny, foam dinosaur that when immersed in water, expands into a medium sized, foam dinosaur. Hopefully green or blue, because that would be rad, but also, because I feel my soul is mainly those two colors, or some iterat...

July 30, 2017

We as a society have an issue; Something has been plaguing us from feeling GOOD about ourselves. So, I hate to be the one to inform you, but, collectively, we have a compliment reception problem.

Why is it that we want to give compliments like water, yet, when we receiv...

July 12, 2017

I’m not quite sure when I stopped believing I’d find someone who’d love me for me.

Just kidding.

It was after the man I thought I’d spend my life with basically “left me” for another woman (though, I’m sure he’d deny that).

I had been firm in the belief that no man would...

July 7, 2017

I’m really learning about myself lately.

That’s what happens when you hate the cycles of Major Depressive Disorder—my chemicals had been changed, and now, I want to change them back… or better. Whatever, you get it.

I’ve been working on my lessons of Patience and while t...

June 28, 2017

The word “fail” has never really been in my vocabulary, even in my darkest of days, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be a reality.

That hit me pretty hard the other night.

No one sets out to fail, but not everyone can succeed at the thing they are trying their best to achi...

January 17, 2017

I think I’m addicted to swiping.

On dating apps, that is.

I have very little interest in meeting the love of my life/partner in crime on a dating app. That doesn’t mean I’m diminishing its power for others to find that, or to find booty calls, or friends, etc. I’ve onlin...

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