Nevertheless She Persisted: Revised

She persisted When her first love was taken by the tide too soon to be understood by her fragile young mind. She persisted When the ache in her heart overgrew its space inside and started to physically eat her alive. She persisted As adults would constantly deride her dreams, because theirs had already died. SheContinue reading “Nevertheless She Persisted: Revised”

‘I love this face, I hope this face does well’

Wednesday marked three years since the day my boyfriend and I met. We don’t have an exact day that we started dating –– we’re really just wingin’ it over here guys –– so I consider the day we met to be our anniversary. The days leading up to the day we met pretty accurately depictedContinue reading “‘I love this face, I hope this face does well’”

Have your dreams and be here, too

Let’s talk about dreams! Y’all got dreams? I’m a pisces so I’m essentially always dreaming: coming up with random life dreams, day dreaming, actually dreaming. But after one of my most recent dreams, I had a revelation and said some seriously profound shit: “Sometimes our dreams help us appreciate our reality.” And as much asContinue reading “Have your dreams and be here, too”

Out with the old, in with the new

Welcome to my new and improved blog. For those of you who are familiar with the old blog, welcome back. For those who are just getting started, nice to meet you, I’m Jacklyn. And this –– for everyone, old and new –– is imponderabilia: that which cannot be precisely determined, measured or evaluated. But moreContinue reading “Out with the old, in with the new”