I wish I could stay here I wish I met her eyes She was not going to reappear in my life I stepped a little closer I’d really like to stay But she gave up and left Utilizing Katharine Center’s How to Walk Away, I created a poem inspired by Tom Phillips. Within my poem, […]Read more
after Eudora Welty’s “Listening”
My father had a coverless face.
He shelved it in our bookcase.
My mother had been through fire
–she told me.
I can remember indeed
our Wonder World, beautifully made.
The Book of Kn…
the efficacy of love.
A slight, thin sort of inclination,
A short silence.
without much graciousness.
This text is from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Metal bars barricaded every access point
Ominously across the spotless tiled floor
“Don’t get lost in here”
The room was small and
It felt like it was getting smaller by the second
I began worrying
Fear: A Mindset Out of breath Must be released Feared that we would lose until Death row Take it all in I’ve been so worried I haven’t even thought… I’ve lost New trial Get you home Mood lightened We’d been too afraid to discuss This assignment took me by surprise at first, if I’m being … Continue reading Fear: A Mindset →Read more
I had bad dreams with my mother’s body so beaten-down.
My mother was very beautiful once.
The world’s ugliest cat tried to drown a scrawny kitten with worms.
I begged so hard, cried even, to let out my mother.
Title is a mouthful, huh?
In fact, you’d expect my Human Document to have a drawing of an actual monster (that might have been clever!), but instead there’s just a messy disarray. In my eyes, that’s stress, and I thought it would be appropriate to make this sketch about it, seeing as we’re at that point of the semester where it feels like we have responsibilities and problems and work coming at us from every direction. Here’s the poem:
i have found
The moment of departure itself
causes mere chargeRead more
Recognition for something
He didn’t believe in my capability
I think he knew me far better – but I understood his argument
If you have the meaningful recommendation, that’s going to make people pay attention,
But breath and name reco…
Privately You’re Thinking… privately you’re thinking American people were very happy no scandals. Then, Donald Trump the MLK bust in the background made it more real that contrast While reading Obama, An Oral History by Brian Abrams, I came across a series of quotes on page 394 by Jen Psaki and Kori Shulman, two communications advisors …Read more