Why do I always seem to be in the hospital in August?Continue reading “Man Came Alive and the Clock Struck Five”
“We’re immortal,” my sister texted me a couple weeks ago, our new joke since getting vaccinated together.Continue reading “Around the Corner There May Wait…”
I think it’s finally started to hit me.Continue reading “I’ve Imagined Death So Much It Feels Like A Memory”
I keep thinking I’ll grow past birthday woes…Continue reading “I Am What Survives in Me”
Sometimes I burst out laughing for seemingly no reason, and my family looks at me like I’m crazy. Sometimes tears come just as abruptly.
Can you hear the cries of the planet?
Did you know that despair used to be one of the seven deadly sins? Yes, because it was seen as an opposite of faith. Faith in God, faith that things, however dark, would get better. When I was a child, I once asked my father if God punished people for being unhappy. I don’t remember the answer. The question, though, has never stopped gnawing at me.
An essay I wrote about my asexuality.
Anger is power, perhaps. What the body wants is to hate.
The house I grew up in was old when I first knew it.