A/N: yes it's still a very short story... and getting shorter In the days after, I wondered if I had eaten a seed at all. I had not grown roots, there was no moss clinging to my skin and no leaves growing out of my ears. I was still mobile and very much human. To… Continue reading A Seed-Sized Secret
A very, very short story. It was my fault because I wanted nothing more than to eat that fruit. I stared at it every day, hanging off the branch of that tree with my eyes as wide as saucers. I tried not to stare it, I tried not to let everyone see I was staring… Continue reading I Swallowed A Seed
Because I never finish anything... literally. There's a small number of you that make your way to this corner of the internet every time I post (which I'm very grateful for) and some of you who step into this crevice will occasionally share something with me about my post; how it made you feel for… Continue reading How To Be Good At Something
Ha alliteration! I really need to do this. More. I'm back in school (precariously though, because... any moment now, we really should be shutting down but somehow we've made it week 6) and I can't breathe. I am suffocated by the incessant assignment and projects, the egregious stares I keep getting from white people in… Continue reading Where Were We?
It's getting very unhealthy in here. “blessed beshewho isbothfuriousand magnificent” Taylor Rhodes, calloused: a field journal So I've been working out a lot, a lot more than earlier in the quarantine because now I've done a whole Chloe Ting program and I've designed my own schedule. I work out 5 times a week and I'm incorporating more… Continue reading Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria
There is no happy ever after - but there is an afterwards.This isn't our ending.Rosamund Lupton, "Afterwards" There is a really good book called Afterwards, and while it doesn't have much to do with this post, it has given me something to think about. It's been a long summer. I've been absent for many reasons;… Continue reading Afterwards…
And you can do it too! I really can't believe how long we've been quarantined for. So much time has gone by that I really am just stuck in my routine now. If I can even call it that. When school work started to trickle down into nothing and I was just waiting for a… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing While In Quarantine
It's been a... turbulent time. “In Tulsa, a girl would no sooner have run around with unstraightened hair than she would have run around naked. It would have been worse than running around naked, letting everyone see your naps (40).” ― Martha Southgate, Third Girl from the Left It's been 4 years since I cut my hair and… Continue reading It’s Our 4 Year Anniversary
and if you know one, pass this along 🙂 My Econ textbook says a life is worth $10 million dollars. So, if that's true, how much do we you when this is all over? Is it more than the bailouts the aviation industry is getting? Are there enough trees to print out $10 million for… Continue reading To All The Health Workers & Essential Workers…
Disclaimer: The quarantine queen title is gender-inclusive 🙂 All over the world, people are being quarantined and are being compelled to practice social distancing. We are trying desperately to remain sane in a world that seems bordering on the insane. So, the time is just right for us to ponder, reflect, meditate, and discover the… Continue reading Which Quarantine Qween Are You?