Poem inspired by Ronda

I am not a naturalist have never written about plants or flowers or how the sun looks o’er barley I am angles and concrete, uncalculated space and infinity I write of men made of plastic and eggplant caffeine addiction and how the perfect pair of shoes is as gorgeous as …

Mermaid in training

I recently returned from the Costa de Azahar, having spent two weeks engrossed in my own version of a sensory deprivation tank. The beach was quiet enough to forgot everything around me. Dipping head first in the water, I stayed under for as long as I could. Mindless as a piece …

The Incredible Shrinking Essay

After weeks of agonizing worry and sleepless tossing and turning  due to stress and too much caffeine, I finally turned in my last essay: the longest 15000 words ever. The night before it was due, I was significantly over my word limit,  hacking away at entire sentences with a machete.  The …