A couple days ago was my anniversary of terrible things. I posted the video of my little custom on Instagram, as I have done the previous two years. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ra Avis (@rawra.avis) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ra Avis (@rawra.avis) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ra Avis (@rawra.avis) This … Continue reading anniversaries and new years
I never know the things I write before I write them, but it’d be a lie to say that I don’t plan for them. I am a planner, through and through. Blog posts start in dreams and conversations, and I add sentences to them day by day, nap by nap, until the time comes to write them and the words fly from my fingertips, held … Continue reading and yet and so and still
One of my favorite stories, in both book and video form, is The Princess Bride. In the classic tale of high adventure, for those who haven’t read or seen it, Buttercup gets the shattering news that her one true love, Westley, has died. She mourns, but eventually puts on her practical face and sits down to breakfast and the shadows of a normal life again. … Continue reading i’m on the brute squad.
Originally written 08/05/14, from Orange County Jail On days like this, I miss the moon. She’s been my personal guide for as long as I can remember. In my youth, my small hands would pretend to hold her. I’d sit by the windows— palms bowled together— and whisper my secrets into her glow. As a teenager, I’d hunch in the backseat of cars, silently sharing … Continue reading unlocked: S.O.C.K.S