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The It’s-Going-To-Be-Okay Poem

on February 25, 2017

Lately, my brain resembles the fuzzy pile you compile from yourย dryer’s lint-screen. Or, possibly more accurately: the ensuing fiery explosion that occurs when you don’t clean your lint-screen every 24 hours (according to my landlord, at least). Which is to say, I’ve been a bit frazzled. Continue reading

Blog Changes & Liebster Award!

on November 23, 2016

Hi friends! I’ve really enjoyed writing on here the last few months. I’ve never before been so consistent with a blog OR journal, and it feels great. But there are some changes coming this way! Continue reading

Tomatoes & Haikus: Vote For Me!!

on August 13, 2016

In place of a “travel blog” post I’m bringing you the third part of my tag line: poetry!!
I was recently chosen as a finalist for the Eat This Poem August haiku contest, on the theme tomatoes.
In order to win (and have my little haiku transformed into a recipe!) I need your votes!! So help a girl out and please stop by Eat This Poem before August 15 and cast your vote for my haiku!ย  Continue reading

Brexit & The Buried Giant

on June 24, 2016

On Wednesday, I woke up to a foggy, muggy morning, like the dementors had settled over the coast. They knew the referendum was coming and I’m pretty sure they were sucking out all the joy they could. (Waking up this Friday morning to a leave vote, I think they succeeded). Be careful on the Millenium bridge, London readers. Sorry are my Harry Potter references getting too much? This post isn’t about Harry Potter. Continue reading

Two Published Poems & A Secret

on September 18, 2015

Hi friends!

You’ve probably noticed that my tagline for this website is Travel, Yoga, Poetry. So far the poetry aspect has been taking a backseat, but I have big news today!

Submitting poetry for publication can be a pretty complicated process and let it be known that I am not the most organized person. I signed a contract with Grub Street Review months ago for them to publish some of my poems, and promptly forgot about it…until this morning! Continue reading