Becoming Embodied

Everyone on instagram has been doing this 'post a photo from 7 years ago, 3 years ago, and this year' thing and I don't like posting those on insta or facebook because it feels tacky. I would usually post them on tumblr instead- somehow less tacky. So I decided to post it here. Here are [...]

Nuance

David Schneider (a guy quoted in one of the many academic articles I have been reading for my thesis) : "Simply knowing that a word can have many meanings, and simply knowing which are the many meanings a word can have, are not enough. What is necessary to know is which meanings apply when, and [...]

Pressed Flowers

I sent her four pressed flowers. Three cherry blossoms and a daffodil, from the park where I watch the sun make its descent in the sky each evening. Spring hasn't graced her ecosystem yet, she is further north than I am. I worry that sending her this token of spring may have come too soon. [...]

Living in the Quiet

I keep hearing people talk about silence between two people who love each other as a bad thing. I think it depends on context. If it was because too many things were left unsaid then yes. You’re right, that isn’t good. But see, in my future I see me standing there on the porch of [...]

I Forgot.

Last night I had people give me attention, and embrace me. I went to a college party stone cold sober and stayed that way for 2.5 hours before going home. Despite the moronic debauchery occurring in several overcrowded apartments, it was a refreshing evening. I will be inventing something called 'College Party Bingo' incase anyone is [...]

Embrace

I am swinging between being entirely numb to being in immense emotional pain. A situation hits you harder than you expect sometimes. I offer these words of experience. Anything you are feeling, feel it. Deeply and broadly. Feel whatever you feel because it is there and you cant stop it but it will ebb and [...]