Just a phony

I hated it, really. It was the summer between my Junior and Senior year of high school. Like any abnormal soon to be Senior, I was spending the summer chipping away at my AP English reading list, and writing essay’s as maniacally as I could. I can hardly remember a majority of the novels on […]


Quarantine & ME

Let’s just say I’ve been training for this my whole life. I am grateful to have a job that is 1) essential, and 2) that allows me to work from home. As quarantine began, my body also succumbed to a sickness that had been trying to overcome me for what seems like month. I am […]


Thanks for the Distance

I’m finally learning to hold my tongue Much tighter than I ever held you I’m realizing that I’ve fought harder to let you go than I did to let you stay Because losing you was the last resort But losing you was the last straw I’m finally learning how to love you From afar, of […]


Second Best

I once had a favorite pair of shoes They were dark chestnut, flat, lace-up booties I wore them to extinction Ever year around Fall I search for a pair of boots to replace them I search with hope and vigor, but alas I cannot find them I search, but damn it, I cannot find them […]


I wandered lonely as a cloud

That floats on high

O'er valleys and hills

When all at once I saw a crown

A host of golden daffodils;

Beside the lake

Beneath the trees

Fluttering and dancing

In the breeze

William Wordsworth