Hey guys... I'm alive. I've been busy af (unless you've been following me on social media, in which case you know I'm lying to you and you probably wouldn't be reading this anyway) with my new job and new apartment and other assorted Life Things, but a lot of cool things are happening and I … Continue reading Everything’s okay!
I'm about to do something really weird that I don't think I've ever done before, and I don't know how it's going to play out, so I really need you all to trust me. Okay? Here goes. I'm about to lay down some very serious gratitude. Anyone who has been there for me over the … Continue reading Please, nobody panic
Hey all. Just a couple pieces of news to share. In a couple weeks (Saturday, July 22 to be exact), I'll be reading at The Second Reader Bookshop with some other poets including Jason Baldinger, Steve Brightman, and Jenni Skelton. The reading is from 7-9 and I'm first in the lineup. Yay. I'm moving to … Continue reading You know what’s even better news than no news? News!
Back when I was in fourth or fifth grade, we had a science project in which we built terrariums out of two-liter soda bottles and then filled them with insects and fish and small animals. I chose frogs and crickets. The frogs were placed in water in the top half of the terrarium, the crickets … Continue reading This is a story about a frog
Those of you who know me know I'm not normally the type to be stingy with my words or particularly calculated in my self-expression (except in poetry and even then, I'll admit, most of my 'strokes of brilliance' are actually just strokes of luck). But over the past several months, I have accumulated multiple drafts … Continue reading You’re still a poet, dammit
Back here again with my tail between my legs. The blog as it once was has been wiped clean -- minus the first post because I still stand by it, even after everything, and by everything I mean this: I have no idea what I'm doing with my life. So cliche, so millennial, so 22-year-old-with-an-otherwise-decent-life-who-would-be-successful-if-she-didn't-spend-so-much-time-complaining. … Continue reading From under the skirt of everything
Hello folks, this is my blog where I am going to talk about myself and be annoying and ask for validation. Thank you for being here to share this self-indulgent moment with me. Tip the waitstaff. Keep an eye on your valuables. Pop the pills now so they have time to kick in. Do what … Continue reading Is this thing on? The truth about “over-sharing”