New Neighbors Pt. 3

New Neighbors Pt. 3 | The Sourpuss READ PART 2 READ PART 1 “You’re going to live here? With those dogs?” The straight line frown Read more…


Expectations

ollie on a ramp

hardened tar encases his body breaks free Ollie often fabricates scenarios in his mind. How he believes events ought to proceed: My friends will all Read more…


I exist!

I do exist! I’m pretty sure the last time I wrote here I was in that blissful pre-new-job mode where I believed in myself writing Read more…


New Neighbors Pt. 2

doggo at the door

New Neighbors Pt. 2 Read Part 1 First I’m at home, alone for the first time in what seems an eternity. The kids are at Read more…


New Neighbors Pt. 1

Kids run to school

New Neighbors Part 1 In the pharmacy drive-through, a man pulls his car up in the lane next to mine, turns, looks at me, and Read more…


Diagnosis: Daydreamer

the queen

I suspect it’s unusual to react to a medical diagnosis with joy, feeling at last vindicated for nearly every failure you’d committed in your life Read more…


New book & what I’ve been up to

mother-ghosts

New book, ya’ll! My first full-length collection of poems is out! It’s called Mother-Ghosts, and I’ll let my wonderful blurb and intro-writer do the work Read more…


Community Novel Project

I’ve been participating in the library’s Community Novel Project for two years, as long as I’ve been working at the library. While I was only Read more…


Me & Ollie & the Apple Pencil

My library purchased an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil and I was able to mess around with the Sketch App and make a few doodles. Read more…


Engrossing or just plain gross

Bartender Charmaine and unemployed Stan are a married couple living in their car following America’s economic collapse in Margaret Atwood’s long-awaited stand alone novel, The Read more…