I have just had the pleasure of having two poems, "A Blood Song" and "While Others Sleep," published in the online Former People: A Journal of Bangs and Whimpers. You can give them a read on their website. They do good work and have plenty of great pieces besides mine, so please take a look … Continue reading Published Poetry in Former People
"What is there to confess that's worthwhile or useful? What has happened to us has happened to everyone or only to us; if to everyone, then it's no novelty, and if only to us, then it won't be understood. If I write what I feel, it's to reduce the fever of feeling. What I confess … Continue reading Fragments – April 2018
In my experience as a growing human being, and in my interactions with other people in that time, I think I've come to realize one of the little discussed, universal difficulties of life: the difficulty of determining when the choices we make that make us feel safe can be unhealthy, unfair, and harmful in the … Continue reading Safe Choices, Healthy Choices
There are these reoccurring moments in my life where I ask myself, "why do I do this?" A "This" can be many things. Sometimes "this" is writing a blog. Sometimes "this" is going to college, or pursuing my major in a vague liberal-artsy-fartsy academic field. In the darkest parts of my life, my "this" was … Continue reading Why Do I Do This?