hummingbird hello flutters by without a sound silence speaks volumes
My Aunty Shirley turns 80 today. She is a light in all our lives. At her Zoom party (because of course we had a Zoom party), someone asked her what the secret is to a long and happy life. What she said inspired my poem tonight. I love her so much. I hope you allContinue reading “get busy loving”
(a haiku) hiatus last week. i might take one this week, too. i’m really tired.
Hello! I just submitted my finals! And I am so tired. And I’ve decided tonight to share one of the fruits of my labor. I wrote a sitcom pilot! Now, it’s no Office sequel, but I think I held my own. Here’s the script of the opening act of my pilot episode! And send meContinue reading “i wrote a sitcom pilot”
It’s my first week off in 52 weeks. But I wrote a haiku. I couldn’t help it! I will not be posting this on social media, but if you do happen to read this, thank you!
Fifty-two weeks. Fifty-two Sundays. Sixty-four posts. Countless words. One incredible year. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out what to say in this post, and not a lot of time actually writing things down. Have I ever done something for this long? Anything? What do I say? What message is so important–whatContinue reading “52 things.”
I wrote this poem in large part because, during school holidays, my friends and I made a habit of spending our time together between the hours of 10pm and sunrise. Game nights lasted for hours, and we showed no signs of ever getting sick of each other, somehow. Two weeks into my senior year ofContinue reading “missing midnight”
“La aurora” is the time between darkness and dawn. The closest I’ve come to describing that exact moment is “daybreak”. Mornings have the tendency to blur together these days. I’ve taken to lighting candles in order to ground myself in this new reality of work/school/life from home. What grounds you?