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Yesterday when I finally sat down to work on my poem of the day, I was already feeling overwhelmed, frazzled, and stressed. Here’s the thing though, if I waited until I was perfectly serene and…

Poem A Day November

Yesterday I unfollowed like 400 people on Twitter. If you were one of them, sorry. It’s not personal, we just don’t have much in common anymore. I unfollowed tech influencers, marketing agencies and apps, and…

Movie Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Spoilers ahead! You’ve been warned!! Here’s a conversation I’ve had with my 7 year old daughter hundreds of times now: Me: What character was your favorite? Her: The girl. Me: Yeah. As the credits starting…

The Weekly Letter

A tiny letter from me, updated infrequently. In other words, it's not weekly.

The wild mind and mine

While fleshing out my craft of writing shelves last year, I ordered a used copy of Natalie Goldberg’s Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life. It was an add-on, an afterthought, really. Don’t get me wrong,…

A jar of real human feelings

I’ve started and scrapped this letter so many times already. It’s hard to be profound when it seems the world is spiraling out of control, isn’t it? It seems an inappropriate time for self-reflection, but that’s…

On fear

Fear is a useful tool we’ve evolved to save ourselves from big scary monsters that want to devour us. There are no monsters now though, we’ve killed the beasts, save the ones we grow in our…

Cheerio My Deario

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Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Han Kang’s The Vegetarian is an agonizing tale of what happens when women refuse the narrative they’ve been assigned. A parable told in three parts, the novel folds in themes of familial roles and expectations, attitudes toward mental…

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