poetry

Poem: At 3 a.m.

At 3 a.m. At 3 a.m., I am not alone in my room. Shadows from cars, or something more sinister, glide across my bedroom wall. Somewhere from deep within the house, a clock ticks, a slow, ominous, persistent sound, that warns me of time rolling on.   At 3 a.m., something screeches, a jarring sound… Continue reading Poem: At 3 a.m.

short stories

Inconvenient Teleportation

Inconvenient Teleportation It is August. You sit on the grass in your favorite park, the sun bearing down on your pale skin, but you are cold. You think you can see frost accumulating on your fingertips, the fine film cracking slightly as you flex your fingers. You are more curious over your current predicament than… Continue reading Inconvenient Teleportation

poetry

Poem: False Memories

False Memories I am always surprised by the childhood memories that creep into the corners of my mind.   They are hazy memories, cloudy memories, memories of a pair of shoes I owned or that, once, I loved reading mysteries.   I shift them, roll them around, but they don’t fit quite right, as though… Continue reading Poem: False Memories

poetry

Poem: The AN Body

Sometimes, writing can be a challenge. Your brain wants to focus on anything other than creative things (like homework, like laundry), and refuses to come up with even a half decent poem. And then, there are days where your brain rapid fires something that hits you right in the feels and is so true that… Continue reading Poem: The AN Body

Personal

2015 Highlights (In Sticky Note Form)

Hello everyone! As the year draws to a close, I thought I'd share with you a small project I started at the beginning of 2015. Every time something noteworthy happens, I write it on a sticky note, date it, and throw it in a jar. Throughout the year I added 50+ notes to my container.… Continue reading 2015 Highlights (In Sticky Note Form)

Mental Health

Reducing Anxiety: Meditation

I've been struggling with anxiety for as long as I can remember. That nauseous feeling in the pit of my stomach, the tightness in my chest, the overall tenseness of my body. Granted, I had no idea what was wrong with me when I was younger. I thought it was how everyone felt. I finally… Continue reading Reducing Anxiety: Meditation

Mental Health, Personal

7 Cups of Tea

Image Source: http://teapartygirl.com/inexpensive-teacups/ Hello everyone! I write to you today from under the covers in my bed. I spent nearly the entire day shopping, cleaning, and organizing. I have positioned myself here our of sheer tiredness, and I do not plan to move until later, when I will make myself an extremely large milkshake. Unfortunately, I'm… Continue reading 7 Cups of Tea