Personal

2017: The Year In Review

I must say, 2017 was not the easiest year. It seems to have been hard for many others as well. From the results of the presidential election to being laid off, life has thrown me its fair share of curveballs and hardships within the past twelve months. Each year, I take time to review the …

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Personal Essay

5:55

Those who run are not justly named human; we are creatures of flight, as the slight bound of toe to churned rubber or pavement or comfortably loose cinder lasts far less than a worldly second. We are primitive, though our instincts may be attuned to more modern signals of the “fight or flight” response: stress, …

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Poetry

Kintsugi

You saw me cracked, a soft-colored thing, thin walls. You sought to spackle my wounds with fool’s gold, covering the holes with weak beauty, without substance. You made quickly with your cheap labor, coating over spaces but not filling between, and your gold looked good for Everyone. Maintenance wasn’t what you signed up for. I …

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