Speechless: IntroductionI used to be that girl with the fairytale kind of life. You know, the parents are self-made millionaires and I was their 'flawlessly gorgeous' daughter. The one that had the boyfriend every girl in the school was dying to get their hands on. But, most importantly of all, there was my golden voice. With a five octave range, I was the kind of singer who aspired to touch and change live with my music. At least, that's what my parents told me when they visited...You see, I'm a patient in the Lenox Hill Mental Health and Substance Abuse Hospital, where patients weren't patients, but just clients that had a couple of 'issues'. Some were anorexic, bulimic, drug addicts, Alcoholics, suicidal, etc. Me? Well, I was submitted for self-harm and an alleged suicide attempt. I couldn't remember how it happened, when I began, but I have the scars. I knew my address, my phone number, and the names of some of my friends, but that was it. The rest of my memories have vanished, as if I have amnesia, or s
One of Ashlynn's dreams.I rolled my eyes and lay down onto the pillow.I woke up on my couch, at home. Not in Cannon Beach, but Seattle. I could smell eggs and hash browns sizzling in the frying pan. Seventies Rock n Roll played from the old antennae radio my dad got for my mum back in their high school years. It must have been Saturday morning, that's when mom made family breakfast. The windows were open, birds tweeted and the city chimed with its usual morning merriment. Everything was so bright and clear.As I made my way to the kitchen, I stopped and studied all of the family photos on the bird egg's blue walls. Hanging in one frame was a photo of me and my dad. It was my all-time favorite photograph. We were at the beach; right before the picture was taken he bought me vanilla and chocolate swirl soft serve. The frozen treat was smeared all over my face and hands; I sported a smile of the happiest child on earth. Soon after the picture was snapped, I dropped the cone, on my dad. My mom thought it was hil
A moment.Isn't it interesting how in moment everything can change? Your best friend can become your worst enemy.Someone you've known your whole life suddenly isn't the same person anymore. The happiest person in the world now has every aspect of life. Everything turns to nothing. Love turns to hate. Life turns to death.Isn't it interesting how one moment, you're laughing, then the next, you find out, someone just committed suicide?
It's not until...It's not until you give away your trust, you see the true ugly self of a person.It's not until it's to late to not get hurt when you find out just how much this is going to hurt.It's not until you get hurt, you begin to love.