Keyboard warrior

Keyboard warrior There are twenty six alphabets strong enough to make someone’s day, or make you fall in love, maybe even hold destruction by the scruff of its neck and save the planet. You can raise toasts, gods, hell and sing them lullabies. You can turn humans into life-savers. There are twenty six alphabets at … Continue reading Keyboard warrior

Stop fucking poetry.

Stop fucking poetry. “it’s easy to be a writer in 2019” what makes you think it’s easy to be a writer ever? Some get traumatized by bullying or an early divorce or assault and they write war cries down on paper. Every syllable, every decibel, screaming louder than their oppressors. It’s the scream, the pain, … Continue reading Stop fucking poetry.

Autumn.

The love of my life was named Autumn but she hated her name as much as I loved it. “It reminds me of everyone who has died, of everyone who has turned into gold leaves and stars,” she’d say every time I asked her why. In 1992, her parents committed suicide in a Romeo-Juliet fashion. Her mother had never truly loved her fa....

A storyteller’s guide.

Zale's house was filled with objects that he'd collected over time that represented different story-telling principles. A black toy gun from when he was eight was framed in a glass box to remind him of Chekhov's Gun concept. His (now dead) bird's cage.....

My therapist is very weird.

I've always wondered what my therapist would be like if I ever went to one. I've also wondered what I would be like if I was a therapist. Well, I guess you could say this piece is a mixture of the two....