Hyperthermia

I’m scared to fall in love again. I’m terrified of free falling into the red abyss of vulnerability and acceptance. The thought of allowing you in while I’m still trying to see through my cracked heart hurts prematurely maybe it will never hurt but the phantom-like waves of drowning wash over me as my body…

Shades of Poetry

  Every light emits a shade of feelings Every building a new story Every life another universe.  Why?  Because my City is poetry.  Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved. All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise.

Pray

We become so jaded in life so used to being hurt that anything else is terrifying. We write every interaction off because we think everyone is the same without understanding that, that then means we are too. As cliché as it sounds, everything happens for a reason. We meet people for a reason. We live…

Undressing my Conscience

You held me tight as you walked me to the mirror slowly guiding me in front of me now staring back is my reflection.   You asked me What do you see I smiled and in my most authentic self I expressed that I saw deep brown eyes holding novels and supermassive black hole galaxies….

Law

The importance of self-love means understanding our ability to say NO. It means that in our hands we hold the final decision. Because in self-care, and creating healthy boundaries, we are the Judge and Jury. We are law. You loved yourself enough to let them go, so love yourself enough to heal Internalize Feel Learn…

Category 5

She was an explorer searching for a gentle rainfall but instead, she found your storm. You were a tempest the unknown in her world of certainty but her body was fragile too fragile for your violence. As she laid on your chest she began to crack under your heavy caress, she began to fracture. As…

Heaven

We took a trip that night, one-way trip with no clear destination ready, but not quite excited yet, nervous. As we hovered in the clouds next to the Moon and Stars you looked at me and took my breath away When I look at you I can see it all, through your eyes I see…

A Portrait

I want every tear that falls from your eyes to paint a poetic landscape of healthy boundaries and self-care. No heartache in vain, but all lessons of growth. Gabriela A Tejada Copyright © All Rights Reserved.All Images were taken by me unless stated otherwise.

Healthy

I guess self-love becomes obsolete when we become absolutely obsessed with the dopamine being poured into our system. Who am I when you’re my everything? When the air I breath isn’t my lifeline but instead your instant gratification. What is self-respect when the definition is blurred and misconstrued by your every whim and selfish need?…