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Fish Bones

July 6, 2011


Fish bones. Tiny, translucent fish bones a third of the length of a toothpick refused to separate themselves from the grilled perch on my plate. After the second or third attempt to not swallow them, I abandoned the fish for the green beans and hoped that the bones wouldn’t perforate my intestines in my sleep. […]

On writing.

February 10, 2010


This is for clarification. This is why I do what I do. More specifically: this is why I write what I write. I began pouring myself into writing just a few months before my grandfather (at peace, faithfully departed) passed away, and it was the day that happened that I discovered notebooks to be fearless […]

24 January 2019

January 25, 2010


I look into my purse and see the Eiffel Tower, and I know I’m going home. My peace of mind is a river with a tide, and tonight the waves are sloshing against the rim of the glass. The air is thick and sweet and I want nothing more than sugary rain. The dress of […]

The Day I Went to the Wedding

November 10, 2009


Everything that morning was white and grey, even the plants showed up in their palest for an April wedding. My chest bones ache when I wake up, stretched after a night of being curled in sleepless blinking. A man walked up to me with tears in his hands that were larger than snowfalls, smaller than […]

[7] A High of 65 Degrees and an 80% Chance of Peace

April 12, 2009


The beautiful thing about seasons is that we forget what the next one is like. With the breaking of winter comes a moment, even if only a moment, when everything feels right. There’s a full moon and the clouds are tiptoeing through the expanse. There is a fabric of fog clinging to the fields. The […]


January 28, 2009


When I have a throbbing headache, I forget what it’s like to not have one. My skull is tightening. My cranial tectonic plates are moving and trammeling my head. Every light source hurts my eyes and I wonder if things have always been this bright. Have they always been this shiny? Have they always been […]

Reason #325

February 4, 2008


Reason #325 why I love blogging: I find really awesome people that make me really excited to be alive. There’s something really cool about knowing that you coexist on the same planet with people like them. Oh, and by the way. I’m in.