praising the blooms

When I close my eyes, the darkness has been replaced with slate gray, like snow has come and gone and made mush of everything inside. Hiding in my heart is a kitten without a home, still cold from the storm, still afraid of how the sky fell and no one stopped. What I’m trying to […]

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blogging: (b)link

I’m going for 30 posts anyway. I like to push myself.

At the doctor’s last week, he said I needed to stop pushing myself. That I need to do literally one thing at a time.

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stroke: nimbus, stratus, cirrus, cumulus

The world may be falling apart, but my press-on nails hold firmly. I cut the avocado in half, and turn away from the screens. I lightly season the fruit and scoop into it with a spoon. My nails are pink floral, and the scene before me is more springtime than springtime was. This year, springtime […]

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blogging: nanopoblano

November is just around the corner, and while many of our writer friends will be participating in NaNoWriMo (congrats, y’all, and good luck!) — some of us will be doing what we do. Running our yearly blog-marathon for National Blog Posting Month.

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september 29

A panic attack in the middle of Long Beach.

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