Personal

A Kiss is A Conversation

//circa August 2017 Cicadas chirping overhead, one sentence plays over and over in her mind: a kiss is a conversation. She thought of this sentence when she was staring at some Picasso painting of a woman, after reading a quote on the wall said by Picasso himself, that women are machines for suffering. Thoughts of… Continue reading A Kiss is A Conversation

Creative Writing, Personal

Crows

/written circa May 2015 Donish sent her a text earlier in the day, asking her if she would care to join him in basking in the sunlight and making artwork. The quirky text makes her stomach a little upset, so she chooses to grace his inquiry with silence. Her unsettled stomach comes from fear at… Continue reading Crows

Philosophy

The Violence of Forgetting

“The great force of history is that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do.” – James Baldwin Of the six definitions of violence returned from a dictionary.com search, the one which describes the process of forgetting surprisingly well is… Continue reading The Violence of Forgetting