Echo Rene

Alaskan writer who spends her time reading voraciously. Believer in hope and happily ever afters and that life should have a soundtrack, therefore the music is always playing.

I am fat.

When did we become so terrified of the word fat? When did it become an insult, a put down out of our very own mouths or out of the mouths of those around us? How did the word fat become a word that you shouldn’t use to describe yourself? When oh when did we give […]


Glass & Steel

Dear Jane’s. Dear John’s. Dear Impossible Broken Dreamers. Impossible creatures made of spun glass. You’re a dichotomy of strength and vulnerability. Easily breakable, teetering on the edge of shattering. Over and over. But there is such strength to you. Such steel beneath your spun glass exterior, at the core of you, you’ve been forged in […]


i breathe. i break.

I feel like I am coming apart at the seams. Like a dead girl living in hell. My brain is screaming with a million different voices, all fighting for dominion of my life.My mind, my thoughts, are land mines threatening to explode, raining down death and destruction at the tiniest of movements.I just want the […]


Adverse Reactions.

I am the Queen of adverse reactions and self-infliction. Just give me a knife and watch me carve bloody ribbons in my pale white skin. Shredding. Ripping. Breaking bone. Discarded. Broken. I breathe. I break. I attempt to fix the broken pieces. Instead I carve deeper. Casting more blood upon the stone floors of my […]



I am imperfect. A completely jagged woman, of imperfect puzzle pieces, held together with string, crazy glue and some duck tape. Imperfect puzzle pieces that make up – me. With ruined skin holding in a physically impaired body, a broken soul that wanders as if its been locked in the desert for all of eternity […]