A new kind of homesick

If you’re anything like me, you’re home, safe, healthy, and realizing this quarantine is catching up to you. I’ve caught up on schoolwork, cleaned every room, and painted clouds on my nails. So I’ve done basically everything I’ve been meaning to for the last three months. Now I love my (freshly cleaned) apartment, and I’mContinue reading “A new kind of homesick”

Stay home but stay healthy, too

Everybody’s stressed. And that’s an understatement. People are getting sick, losing jobs, losing hope. And the reality is, this is likely to get worse before it’s better. I’m in a very fortunate situation right now, and don’t have to worry (too much) about my health or finances or basic needs, but even for the mostContinue reading “Stay home but stay healthy, too”

You can’t spell “Mercury is in retrograde” without “me”

Everyone annoys me. My friends, peers, coworkers, my boyfriend. In the last week, everyone has been out of control. And I’ve been trying to figure out what the h*ck is going on. But the only thing everyone has in common is that Mercury is in retrograde until March 10. Then today I realized: Wait… everyoneContinue reading “You can’t spell “Mercury is in retrograde” without “me””

Nevertheless She Persisted: Revised

She persisted When her first love was taken by the tide too soon to be understood by her fragile young mind. She persisted When the ache in her heart overgrew its space inside and started to physically eat her alive. She persisted As adults would constantly deride her dreams, because theirs had already died. SheContinue reading “Nevertheless She Persisted: Revised”