I Am Fearless

  The rain will carry me home. The sea cannot drown drown me. The air will remember for I am fearless. –  J Pinske ____ The sea cannot carry me home. The rain will drown me. The air will remember me. – J. Stalter

I almost sent this to you, but I know it’s too late

Fill in the blank.    If there wasn’t a statute of limitations on saying sorry, if it hadn’t been too long ago, I would say sorry for   Screaming hate and making a scene Then turning around and begging you not to leave Destroying innocent things to get you to see All the ways you…

Whenever You Miss Someone

Write on this page whenever you miss someone. Today, all of the human race decided to pour their tears into my eyes Today, all of their sorrows are stuffed into my heart Today, all of their pain is feeding on my organs Today, out of all days I miss you. Just a little more than…

What’s the most important phone call you could make right now?

This is a collection of response from Facebook and instagram to the prompt above. The winner of a brand new copy of I Am Incomplete Without You is: Kat Niles. ____ I should really call my brother. I’m just so afraid that this could be when he gets fed up and tells the truth. “You’re…

Nothing Is Ever Yours

“What’s the one thing someone could say to you that would make you instantly fall in love with them?” I know this won’t be easy. I will do my best to make sure you miss me in ways that are too small to see without microscopes, while I’m missing you in huge chunks of overdramatic…

The Most Beautiful Thing

What’s the most beautiful thing anyone’s ever said to you? Why? “I have to believe that if there is a life after this one, we’ll find each other. My soul can’t bear to be without yours.” It was kind and she was not always kind. _______ By (the ridiculously talented) Trista Mateer in I Am Incomplete…

The Best Kind Of Bad Something

Every now and again, I’d like to run a competition to see who can come up with the best responses to I Am Incomplete Without You. These were the responses to the one I ran last week on Facebook – the winner gets a free copy of the book. It was almost impossible to choose….

Who I Want To Be

  By satellite fully on page 3 of I Am Incomplete Without You. 

Be Shelter

Imagine that you can build a house out of words that can protect you from the rain.  What words do you use? Be Shelter Light Laugh Perfection Heavenly Wonder Shine Soar Trees Glorious Stars Sapphire Bright Family Beauty Sky Angelhair Moon Illuminate Bluebirds Forest Nature Freedom Life Love Hope Faith Protection Heart Lungs Sunshine Breath…

I meant to stay forever.

Write the note a falling leaf would leave behind.  I’m sorry to leave, truly I am. I meant to stay forever, to hang on this branch with my brothers and sisters and ex-lovers and friends until I shrivelled up and died.   I was not expecting this breeze to cut me off from everything I’ve ever…

(I never stopped.)

Imagine someone you know has sent you a text message at 1:00 a.m. that says, “Do you ever think of me?”  How do you respond?    I’ve spent so many afternoons curled up in bed, trying to figure out why I let you ruin all my favorite songs while I listen to yours. I looked…

The First Time He Taught Me How To Breathe

Write a poem in which the word “breathe” appears three times.    The first time, he taught me how to breathe.   The second, he took away my ability to breathe.   And the third time I’m teaching myself how to breathe again.   ___ By Madeleine Kirchhoff on page 13 of I Am Incomplete…