Poetry Friday: Sleep Reflection

Sleep Reflection Waking to the chill of morning, I open my eyes close the window turn off the blaring alarm turn on my loud music throw off my PJs and pull on a sweater and jeans because it’s cool outside. It’s warm in my bedroom so I strip off my clothes and put on light … Continue reading Poetry Friday: Sleep Reflection

Poetry Friday: Average Grace

Average Grace Fingers pinch at the tips nerves scream nails scrape across rough wires voice strains on highs and lows muscles stiffen and burn neck aches no one I can see can hear me but my pain brings a circle of ghosts drawn to the history I share through song

I’m Giving Up This Whole Lie

Team, I am quite bamboozled. Indeed, I am not confused. I am not mixed up. I am not even flummoxed. I am bamboozed. (Prepare yourself for an immature rant.) Question: Why does every boy I am even vaguely interested in seem to enjoy playing with my emotions? I think it is my own fault. I think … Continue reading I’m Giving Up This Whole Lie

The Run and Go

Sometimes life is beautiful and we capture a piece of it to share. The girl in the video is my friend. I call her Phil. We made this together. ("The Run and Go" by Twenty One Pilots)

Throwback Essay: Quiet

All right, I'm super lazy today. I wrote this essay for school about two years ago. I feel like back then I was a lot more sassy, angst-y, and care...y. It's unedited except I added [brackets] to one word. I laughed when I read, "...I can find that secret place in my head where everything is okay..." Ha, … Continue reading Throwback Essay: Quiet

Poetry Friday: Not Anymore

I paired this poem with a YouTube video because I feel like they juxtapose wishing to not exist with wanting to be everything at once. Lenka's song is just creepy enough. Not Anymore I am taking off my clothes and stepping on the scale and thinking how I've lost weight because I don't eat anymore. I … Continue reading Poetry Friday: Not Anymore

Blog Posts That Lead to More Blog Posts

I don't know if this counts as a post. I've had a lot of topics on my mind lately and I'm trying to pull my brain together enough to write on them, because when topics really matter, they deserve to read like art. Anyway, hopefully I'll get around to them, though it's been crazy lately, what with … Continue reading Blog Posts That Lead to More Blog Posts