The Long Winter

The last year spent in a strange town was difficult to describe until I took a step back and came home. I spoke mostly in photos and mostly to strangers. I left many of my family members and friends behind. Now that I’m home I realize the space between us was always there, the distance […]

Harry Potter’s Dreams

I was intrigued by this essay question from the good folks at Mugglenet.com and thought it would make an amazing series of posts… Here’s the question: Dreams feature prominently in the Harry Potter book series. Sometimes they are used by Jo to foreshadow future events, at other times they seem to be collections of random […]

Missel Toes

I have no idea why I chose that title it just sort of popped so I’m sure it’ll work its way into our conversation. You: never call me back, never read my drafts. I want what I can’t have, have been known to take a drag. Queen bee me: looking endlesslessly through blue-green eyes. I […]

NEWsexMACHINE

Just think: what is this new machine? What happens between a key and its effect? I can manipulate read what I want, think what I want.   First, I could only play chess. Now, I have artificial intelligence that stretches between rapidly moving fingertips.   Words form between us actions have no sound: right-click, close […]

What Should I Do Next? You Decide!

Music makes me remember the time we… yeah. It won’t let me forget what I was like when I was young. I hear a song from ten years ago and the words press on my chest between the rhythm of the song and the beating of my heart. I discover something new nearly everyday and […]