“And as imagination bodies forth

The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen

Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing

A local habitation and a name.”

– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • reddening: Original Content

    you got a sunburn on the first day of grade school. strawberry juice ran down our stick fingers, our ruby eyes blindfolded. we were endless then. you traveled to scarlet, rocky mountains the summer before middle school. velvet sails of ships went with you, leaving only rugged waves and the stems of roses behind. you … Continue reading reddening: Original Content

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  • a chipping green bench: Original Content

    sometimes i grope for words and laugh at myself afterwards.  (because i’m supposed to be a writer, aren’t i?) other times, i sit on the chipping green bench and pretend to stare at the birds while i tap tap tap inside my head and live a different life.  i let words and colors drench me … Continue reading a chipping green bench: Original Content

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  • 5 Mystery/Thriller Book Recommendations

    1. Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King This novel is a detective-thriller, and also a trilogy. It follows former police detective Bill Hodges as he tries to piece clues together to find Mr. Mercedes, a man who drove a car into a crowd waiting for a job fair. Some readers may find a few scenes inappropriate … Continue reading 5 Mystery/Thriller Book Recommendations

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  • the girl who plays ukulele: Original Content

    you watched me cry, seeds running in narrow rivulets down my cheeks.  we are swollen like bright pearls scraping along the edge of a                     shell; we are beautiful.  my little wooden heart  molds with wet,  and when you take a step— it creaks. my tiny … Continue reading the girl who plays ukulele: Original Content

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