so, this must be hunger because after a length of time it became a giddy default after the pain of a clenching stomach migrated to a light-headed mind to mistake emptiness and famine for light and nirvana when it was really just flesh eating flesh. so, this must be hunger because naming a thing gave … Continue reading Poem: So This Is Hunger
What have I made myself out to be? During my commute this weekend, it hit me. I'm not satisfied. I have never been truly satisfied. Because I have an extremely broken sense of self. My earliest memories consist of falling when I expected a pair of arms to catch me, and hiding myself under a blanket. … Continue reading Deeper: Excavating Brokenness
The first thing I remember about Kindergarten is roll call. Especially during the first few days of school. Every morning, the bus driver would pick me up on my block on Applewood Lane, where all I had to do was stand at the end of my own driveway, and wait for the big yellow bus … Continue reading Deeper: Desiring Freedom
I saw you when you walked into class today. Bare legged and wet from the rain, the first thing I noticed was the fear in your eyes. Despite the fact that it's early June, today was chilly. Outside, pollen flowed downhill in chalky yellow rainwater streams, and whirled around in eddies, parallel to small footpaths. … Continue reading Chalky Yellow Streams
It's a funny spot I find myself in right now. A period of transition between transitions. Spring semester has ended, but summer hasn't quite kicked into gear yet. I'm getting ready to study architecture, but I'm still declared as a biochemistry major on paper. I've got about three courses left on the pre-med track, but … Continue reading Disease, Dis-ease
Ha ha, of course I'm a feminist. There's a lot of change that I'd like to see in the world. I have thousands of pins and ideas saved on social equality. While the board itself is relatively recent, these ideas have been marinating in my head for years. It's past time I use my privilege … Continue reading Ha Ha, Of Course I’m A Feminist!