"A Beating Heart" By Ashley O'Hare Every human is powered by a beating heart. Every heart exists with warm flowing blood. How could a person be created with infinite warmth, then choose a life of frigid cold? I have to tell myself you are like this of your own free will. I cannot accept it… Continue reading “A Beating Heart” Poem of the Day (2022)
5 Ways to Battle Self-Doubt Self-Doubt is something we will all inevitably experience. It is impossible to be one hundred percent confident one hundred percent of the time. Unfortunately, when this doubt meanders into your life, it could cause you to miss out on fantastic opportunities. Here are 5 ways you can battle your self-doubt:… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways To Battle Self Doubt
"Fight" By Ashley O'Hare I am fighting a war blind to what I am fighting for. Everyone who stepped into my life was cloaked in utter darkness. They all hid who they were inside. How can I continue fighting for a total lie? Why would I put myself in danger for this life?
Numbers Have Defined My Life Every stage of my life has been controlled by numbers. Before I get to meet someone new, they already have a preconception of who I am. Simple integers have always been used to prove my worth, or lack there of. High school is when I noticed this issue reach its… Continue reading How Numbers Have Controlled My Whole Life
"The Unknown" By Ashley O'Hare The sun's shining; gleaming between my fingertips. It's a lovely day, but I can't enjoy a minute of it. My mind is wandering-- I hardly recognize where my body is, but the hair rising on my arm let me know where you are. The tweeting birds remind sure I'm still… Continue reading “The Unknown” Poem of the Day (2022)
My Morning Writing Routine I am the type of person who needs structure. Routines help me stay focused and organized, especially in a time of my life where everything feels chaotic. Here is my morning writing routine that I use on most days: Writing Prompt I have a book filled with writing prompts that I… Continue reading My New Productive Morning Writing Routine for 2022
"Hidden Truths" By Ashley O'Hare I told everyone that I hate you; if I never see you again, it's too soon. But I kept our old pictures locked safely under the clutter in my dresser. The truth I keep under lock and key will never leave my heart's safety. I was too young to know… Continue reading “Hidden Truths” Poem of the Day (2022)
“Damaging Hypotheticals” By Ashley O’Hare It’s not stupid. You’re not ugly. Different is not bad. You’re not dressed incorrectly. Get out of your head and climb out of bed. Do not let hypothetical words hold you back from seeing the world. Take a deep breath, Show off that smile. Confidence will never go out of… Continue reading “Damaging Hypotheticals” Poem of the Day (2022)
“The Wrong Lens” By Ashley O’Hare I’ve been living my life through the lens of someone who hates me. This crimson red filter makes everything unflattering. I’m tired of editing out the sparkle in my eyes. I’ve spent too much time knocking myself down the line. I’ve spent too much energy living out a lie.
“Lost Progress” By Ashley O’Hare A hundred days pass and I have yet to make any progress. In the race of life, I’m sitting at dead last. I wish there was someone to blame besides the person in the mirror. I wish I had the strength to make a grand life change. But opportunities come… Continue reading “Lost Progress” Poem of the Day (2022)