Poem: My Body is My Home

My Body is my Home My body was a motel, cracked walls and peeling paint yellowed with age and cigarette smoke. The bedspread, the color of something you’d find under the kitchen sink, was rumpled and misshapen from the people who stayed there. They came and went as they pleased, staining worn carpet with mud …

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22 Things I Learned at 22

  Birthdays (both mine and others) have always been one of my favorite occasions. You get to surround yourself with friends, family, and cake, but I also find they're a good time to take a moment and look back at what you've learned during the past year. Although I learned countless lessons this year, I've …

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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. …

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