dialects

Yesterday, it was the grief that lingers like the smell of pine when the Christmas tree has already been removed. You take big gulps of your own volition, seeking the pockets of air that would fill your lungs with memories. When you breathe out, they scent your nostrils and weigh down your tongue with a realization of gone forever. A heavy tongue, a heavy heart, … Continue reading dialects

5 february joys

I realize it’s March now, but I like this series so I’m just going to pretend that I wrote and posted this yesterday. And since we’re pretending, I will also imagine that I am writing this while seated elegantly on a giant translucent bubble, eating pie. My hair is perfect. 1 Kind interviewers. However they go in the end, I am grateful that I’ve had … Continue reading 5 february joys

Saturday 2/27 – 5pm PST

Hi best beloveds, Tomorrow, Saturday February 27th, I’ll be reading for The Nasiona Community Reading Series. It’s a free, hour-long event, and three other amazing people will be storytelling as well. I’ve included a link below if you wanted to register, or you can check out more information about the event at this facebook link: https://fb.me/e/3DFmPTIWb xo,Rara Continue reading Saturday 2/27 – 5pm PST

witness

In Third Wish, a book by Robert Fulghum, a man starts on a journey and asks a passing stranger to bear witness to it. Through the years, he sends her letters detailing his life or thoughts. She responds, though usually just enough to indicate — yes, I see you. I see this. Sometimes there isn’t anything for anyone to do but be witness. Right before … Continue reading witness

#PepperDay 2/22 Link Up

PepperDay link up will run from now till February 22nd, midnight PST. Any type of post is welcome, but please make sure content is respectful of all readers. Please tag your posts PepperDay so we can find them in the reader, too. Looking forward to visiting your webby home! You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter https://fresh.inlinkz.com/js/widget/load.js?id=a8b40ada7693d64e5923 Continue reading #PepperDay 2/22 Link Up