• Memento Mori

    You know when everything in your life inexplicably revolves around one thing? Like, WHAM! POW! Pay attention to this! For me, lately it’s been the kind of life I want to live. And death. I’m reading They Both Die at the End, a YA book set in a world in which people get a phone

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  • We’re All Murky

    Ready for some vulnerability? While I’ve written my whole life, I’ve never written poetry. But the other night, I was thinking about our identities, and how they change over time, and how sometimes we just want stability. So I wrote a poem about that craving for constancy. I’m a beginner at this, and I’m terrified

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  • Confidence

    The last time I was confident, I was eight years old, wearing a yellow leotard, and belting out “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” onstage at our local theatre. I was about as un-self-conscious as a person could possibly be. And I was happy. For much of my childhood, I was LOUD. I demanded

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