A Past Affliction

I'm thinking about the kind of nostalgia that is typified by an irresistible yen to inhabit the irrecoverable Before, and how this feeling intensifies as we age. While it doesn't hamper living in the Now, there is something thrilling about [...]

March 8th, 2023|Blog|

15 for a 15th

Monday, you're the asshole. Tuesday, they're the asshole. Forgive each other. These are not permanent conditions. Your spouse is not meant to fill every assigned role in your life. Yes, they are your best friend, but you also have other [...]

March 7th, 2023|Blog|

AI-Generated poetry and flash fiction

I asked AI Chatbot ChatGPT to generate poems and flash fiction in my style of writing. I’ll post some of the results below. I don’t think the AI has enough training data to replicate ‘my voice’ and that it is [...]

December 7th, 2022|Blog|

{Poem} We Have Lost

I started writing this at the peak of the third wave in 2021, when everyday brought with it the name of someone no longer with us. We have lost My mother writes the names of everyone who's passed on since [...]

January 14th, 2022|Blog, Poetry|

Finding Closure in Bewildering Times

I come from a community who gathers. But in this time of distance, there are only solitary rituals to mourn those who pass. We can’t sit next to each other, pass supaarahs from hand to hand. In each of our [...]

August 6th, 2020|Blog|

Last Year, This Time

I've been trying to write a poem about my aunt, my father's sister, who passed way on July 21st, 2019.

July 21st, 2020|Blog, Poetry|