Poetry

Avocados Are Life (Duh) And Other Important Lessons

There is nothing left to hope for. That, at least, is what the universe would have you believe. Ice caps are melting. Ocean levels are rising. Whole ecosystems are dying. The human population is reaching incalculable, irreversible levels. The world is ending. The sky is falling. We’re all reaching our inevitable crescendo. This is it;… Continue reading Avocados Are Life (Duh) And Other Important Lessons

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On Watching Star Wars for the First Time at Age 30

The title of this post isn't technically true. I can think of two ex-boyfriends who would be angry with that phrasing. Because yes, technically, I think I did watch Star Wars (at least the first one? Fourth one? Whatever you weirdos call it?) something like 13 years ago with my then-boyfriend who grew up loving… Continue reading On Watching Star Wars for the First Time at Age 30

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Have you ever seen the rain?

It’s after midnight. I have work tomorrow, and yet I can’t sleep. Those facts alone shouldn’t be of interest to anyone; I’m a longtime sufferer of insomnia – and under perfectly normal circumstances, this is what I would be doing any other night of the week. What makes tonight remarkable is that as I was… Continue reading Have you ever seen the rain?

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Dating Sucks But Being Single Doesn’t

If I were to tell anyone in my life that I thought I might be single forever, they would scoff at me. Not in an "I-think-you're-stupid" kind of way, but in an "I-think-you're-stupid-but-only-because-I-love-you-so-much-so-there's-no-possible-way-you'll-end-up-alone-you're-so-wonderful" kind of way. It isn't that I consciously desire isolation. I know we're not supposed to do this thing called life alone.… Continue reading Dating Sucks But Being Single Doesn’t