POEM: April 1 [rise with the moon]

I am participating in a poetry writing challenge this month. My goal is to write 10 new poems by the time April is over. Here's the first one. The prompt was [rise with the moon].


Book Review: The Dream Thieves

This is my first book review on the blog. I've written a whole bunch of "baby reviews" over on Goodreads, but I thought it was time to finally go for it and start blogging my thoughts on the books I read. If you're reading and you have feedback of how I could do it better, … Continue reading Book Review: The Dream Thieves


Resumption /rəˈzəm(p)SH(ə)n/ noun  1. the action of beginning something again after a pause or interruption. That's what this is, I suppose. All of a sudden I looked around and realized, hey, I have time to start writing again. I don't suppose there will be a single person even looking at this thing, and that's okay. … Continue reading Resumption


When Linnaea was so small that her whole head fit in my hand, I would hold her like that, my thumb and pinky resting gently on her two ears, and just stare at her, and marvel at how simple life could actually be. Nowadays, I am in awe at the words that come tumbling out … Continue reading brains