Poison in the Prick

Do you imagine the rose like I do? Flitting across the stage in green dress and red hairㅡ darker than the rest of them and sharper tooBut she certainly manages to keep the eyes of her audienceAnd her cast mates’ wist When do you think they’ll notice her costume isn’t A costume, but a clueTo an underneath,…

How Dare You?

You clean your shelves and dust them for new, hoping the freshness will bring you motivation. Or at least calm your growing fear of centipedes hiding between your book pages.  It goes well, for the most part. You rearrange your journals, placing them from smallest to biggest on one end of the shelves. You find…

Cheers to the Bitterness

This year has brought you back to a type of loneliness you’d thought you’d left behind a long time ago. When you think about it, thoughㅡ really take the time to look back and wonder about how you were feeling, doing, this time five or six months or a whole year ago, you realize something;…

19 Lessons in 2019…

Twenty nineteen has felt like three years in the amount of things I’ve learned. To give you an idea, I’ve compiled a list of 19 things I learned throughout the year.  Only you know how strong you are. And no matter what, there’s not a single person that can take that away from you. You genuinely…

My Nature – Inné dans moi

I can use you to get to my treasure, the sweet gold you know the location of.Of course I’m not here for you, not when there’s so much more sitting on the bench in a locked room.But I need you to lead me the way sweetheart, no tricks or short-cuts.Is that so wrong? I’ve made…

Chickpeas and Roadkill

I wonder if you know yourself as well as I know me, dancing around late at night under the transient lighting of a whirlwind of cars and stars. Do you notice how fast everything moves? What about how far away I’m getting? It seems like a bad idea to chase after you, so I don’t.…

Frozen 2 Review: A Note on Reconciliation

Warning: there are some intense spoilers of Frozen 2 below, you might want to see the film before you give it a read. You can imagine my dismay when I leaned back in the theater, ready to be amazed by detailed animation and a vocal track that would be stuck in my head for daysㅡ…

Hot Chocolate, Cold Decay

You wake and it takes you a moment to recover from your dream; the woman’s face, her haunting eyes, her blackened teeth. You’re not sure what it means that after looking at her for too long yours started to fall out as wellㅡ chunks of pink gum flaking off into your mouth, struggling not to…

Un petit croisé du regard

Suis-je le façon dont une goutte de pluie plouf sur un bloc de concrète avant de vous s'éclabousser un peu le nez?Suis-je le façon dont vous voyez une voiture dans une réflection et que ton coeur se bat en pensant qu'elle vient vous écraser?Peut-être qu'un dessin fait à la buée par la fenêtre?Un petit croisé…

Letters to Forget

The walk home is cold and hard. Your bus doesn’t come for another half-an-hour, meaning there’s no point to waiting; the long way home would still be quicker by foot.  You spent the day surrounded by people but when the commotion is over you know you’ll have to go home and write more goodbye letters.…