Letter to the 19 Year Old That Arrived in France

Dear 19 year old Veronica,

Hi. It’s 21 year old you. You are now officially the age to be able to step foot in a bar in America (you did this past Christmas when you visited family and friends). I am writing this to tell you that you are strong. Continue reading “Letter to the 19 Year Old That Arrived in France”

Today, I am a Big Girl

I remember the first day of school,

Thinking that I was cool in my little flannel skirt and button up shirt.

The innocence in my head of what the world was going to be like.

The hunger and thirst for knowledge,

As I hitched my little red backpack and headed out the door.

“Today, I am a big girl”. Continue reading “Today, I am a Big Girl”