Fresh Single

2 weeks post breakup I’m fresh single. My dude broke up with me at the end of May and I haven’t seen him since. This summer we’ve talked three times for a total of about 10 minutes and most of our text messages have been all business: shared bills, returning apartment keys, and scheduling times …

breakup haiku: week one

Haiku rule: 3 lines, 5-7-5 syllable arrangement. Support no barstool wisdom not ready for fuck him girl no questions, just you. Coffee these mornings i wake drink coffee bitter with tears what happened to us?    

Flashback: How art helped me cope w/ a D.T. presidency

Reader’s Note: I found this blog post about the freshly minted prez while organizing my Dropbox. It was originally written in late November 2016. I never posted it because I tend to be publicly apolitical. Sometimes people freak the hell out and can’t hear anyone else’s point of view, which is exhausting. Now just past 100 …

On Revision

Tomorrow I head off to enjoy Writers & Words' first writing retreat. I'm excited to participate as an editor and on-site staffer and look forward to meeting and/or reconnecting with fellow writers as well. My plan is to continue reading Zadie Smith's Swing Time and to begin to revise and delve deeper into "Candy, Lies, & Larceny," which …