To My Almost Girlfriend:


Poet Among Other Things

I still love you. It’s been years, but I do. It’s very different from what we shared. I remember that day when we first met. We were introduced and the connection was instant. Your eyes sparkled. You made me feel warm; Warm like a field of wildflowers in late summer. It happened slowly, or it […]

September 13, 2017

A Letter to My Hair


Poet Among Other Things, Short

Dear Hair, What the quiff?! We’ve been together for all these years and this is how you repay me? Is it because I cut you off? I’m sorry about that. Everyone attributed it to “the gayness,” but you and I both know that had nothing to do with it. Well, maybe it had something to […]

January 31, 2017

Contest Blame


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Perhaps I’ll have an actual post eventually. For now, life is busy; school has started again and I’m heavily involved with some campus organizations doing great things, I’m working through some things and learning a lot about myself. I was reading through some old journal entries tonight and found this from a few weeks ago. […]

September 14, 2015

Mine


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You know how one of the favorite social media stereotypes to pick on is that person that posts cryptic things like “I’m so done”? That phrase and others like it don’t necessarily mean “I want to complain, someone ask me what’s wrong;” Sometimes they mean “I’m done fighting” or “I’m done letting things slide.” This […]

July 18, 2015

Love and Freedom


Poet Among Other Things, Really Long Shower Thoughts

I wrote this months ago, but given the national legalisation of same-sex marriage, it seems apropos to share now. I’m learning that, as a creative person, sometimes you make┬ásomething, and you love it and are satisfied with it, but just can’t share it. It’s not that it isn’t ready, but that the environment isn’t ready. […]

July 3, 2015