Pivots

Literacy; communication that is thousands of years old: my safe haven.

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projections

I couldn’t remember. It was a vellum fog. How could I misplace two years of my life? How could I lose two years of my recent life? I moved back from Oregon, defeated by a school and lifestyle I thought I was too good for. My room was in a new house with new walls, […]

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2017…

I never finished. I decided it was over. I apologize to those of you who were looking forward to the rest of my 2017 bitching. I decided it was over. December found me in a whirlwind. I allowed myself to feel something new. And although I could definitely run a car on complaining, I chose […]

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FEBRUARY

February is the worst month. I don’t say this because of Valentine’s Day or whatever you onlookers assume my rotten heart despises – but because I grew up in Anchorage. February in Anchorage is straight from the Ninth Circle of Hell. It’s colder than your grandma’s scowl when you wear shoes in the house and […]

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2016, I let you finish, but 2017 WAS THE WORST YEAR OF ALL TIME

18 days left, you guys. Only 18. Make it count OR better yet, light that piece of shit on fire and send its ass to Valhalla. What a year. What a doozy. I hope you all faired well in this shit storm, but since this is MY blog, we’re going to talk about me. Hurricane/Tornado/SuperStorm […]

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Flowers

“SORRY I STOLE YOUR MONEY AND SPENT IT ON MY DRUG HABIT”. That’s what the card would’ve said – but there was no card. Because Hallmark doesn’t have a crackhead section yet. White dahlias wrapped in burlap came as an apology from my landlord’s too-old-to-be-living-at-home son and he handed them over with a smile that […]

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home

I long for the feeling of going back to the place that is all too familiar when you’ve been away for a while. Where you collapse without bending your knees, face landing in pillow, inhaling every memory, knowing where you are. When I left for my first year of college, my childhood bedroom fell into […]

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