What literary pilgrimages have you gone on? I once suggested we all go to Tintern Abbey on a school trip in college. By the time we got there, I was so deep in an episode of depression I didn’t even get off the bus. I just put my head against the window and cried the… Continue reading
Talking About Nothing
For so much of my life, I’ve felt like I couldn’t reach out to people unless I had something specific to talk to them about. If I called a friend or family member and just asked them how they were, I would get a response along the lines of, “Why are you calling me?” or… Continue reading
Look at this Cover!!! I Love it so Much!!!!
So a few month ago I had an idea to write a book of poetry that was based around the idea I have moved to Mercury and am exploring this new place through the lense of my previous emotional experiences. Of course, I did a cover first. I’m not sure why I do covers first…. Continue reading
Know/No Kindness (taken from Karaoke)
Excerpt from Karaoke kindness is weakness kindness is dangerous kindness can get you killed I hear kindness once held up a bank, took three tellers’ hostage,then shot a bystander during the escape kindness signals to the world that you’re soft, tender, delicate,as well as other adjectives that describe perfectly cooked prime rib kindness leads you… Continue reading
Into Love and Out Again… Again?
In 2015 I published the book Into Love and Out Again. It was a multi genre memoir about my experiences falling in love with someone who didn’t love me back and slowly realizing that he was actually a complete douchebag and not who he presented himself as. When I published the book, the story wasn’t… Continue reading
Lost Her Memory
I find myself at an impasse with the second book I have in my backlog. When I wanted to write a memoir, I knew I couldn’t write the traditional Point A to Point B type that starts at first memories and ends at current circumstances. Mainly because I don’t remember well enough to do any… Continue reading
Projects in the Pipeline: Encore
My newest project is a poetry book called Encore. Originally, it was far shorter, but as projects sometimes do, it devoured a section from other another book and here we are. This book is the most political one I’ve ever written. I feel as though I’ve spent a lot of the last few years trying… Continue reading