New summer essay

Hi blog, it’s been awhile. I recently had my essay, ‘On Westernness & Stories‘ published in HER KIND: A Literary Community Powered by VIDA. My experience with the editorial staff was nothing but awesome– Rosebud Ben-Oni helped draw the good stuff out, while providing supportive edits and encouragement. ❤ Check it out and let me know what […]

My 21st Century 20-something Ennui

en·nui- Listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; boredom We’ve all felt this, right? Well, I’ve noticed that I’ve been feeling it more as I approach my quarter-century, and I think it’s worth discussing. Between Sallie Mae calling me incessantly to an overall sense of is-this-really-what-I-want-to-do-with-my-life begging my attention in the depths of my brain, I find […]

We dance

in the garden between impatiens and an ash tray. Sun shines down, reflects from your collarbones. I turn raspberries from white to red. Sun flashes off the birdbath. Now, 1 hour later, we dance between concrete and thyme. Breeze churns clouds, turbulent and you dance into rain.