Announcement: I am… Behind

I’ve had a bit of a time adjusting to college and devoted the last month or so exclusively to my schoolwork at the expense of my extracurriculars. As a result, I haven’t been to hockey, worked on my novel… or this blog. The gap between my latest queued posts and the present has been shrinking […]

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In Thanksgiving

I’d like to take a moment to give thanks for all the great things in my life over the past year. Things have rarely been easy, but it is undeniable that I have been blessed with so many wonderful people, places, and opportunities. I’m thankful for my family: for my father, who challenges me and […]

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Poem: I Am… (IV)

I am imperfect indecision Quiet chaos, Self-censored for fear. I hold back howls despite intention. I crave connection but cannot piece myself into the puzzle.   I am not shaped satisfactorily. I am shaved down. I strip myself to quiet quirks. My full self stands forgotten.

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Memoir: Halloween

Halloween was always a time of excitement for me, despite my general aversion to anything frightening or scary. The 31st of October represented the start of the “Holiday Season” of November and December which featured my birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and lots of time off of school. My family was not the kind to get new […]

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