If I Die Young

If I ever stop writing, it means I’m dead.

Photo by Tamara Schipchinskaya on Unsplash

I have a few aspects working against me. But don’t we all? My physical body (not in the greatest shape internally), my mind itself, and the odds I am to face at every corner.

I’ve come to understand that there are those who walk among the earth already dead; zombified in their way of habitual being and speaking. Constricted inside a box of the familiar, incurious of…



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Vanessa Leanne

Vanessa Leanne


Vanessa (n.): Writer, reader, & coffee enthusiast. A lover of 20th century poetry, abstract/contemporary art, & almond croissants at any given moment.