Some pearls are never found. They hide under the sand on the ocean floor. No one knows they’re there. But the pearl knows. - Mike White, "Enlightened" The distance you feel between yourself and others, even those closest to you, will never go away. The human experience, at its core, is about that chasm; not … Continue reading You are your own secret
This post is filed under the category MOM DON'T READ THIS which is a new series of posts my mom is not allowed to read because of reasons. Everybody else carry on as normal.
I performed a slightly censored version of this literary vat of acid yesterday at the Wednesday Open Mic sessions at Kwa Haraba Arts Cafe hosted by Vilipanganga Poetry Movement
I really enjoy reading. I mean, I think I do. There's something slightly chore-y about it, sure, but I love me a good book. Then why do I suck at reading? I mean look at my 2017 reading challenge. I've read 3 effing books in 8 months. Jesus H. That's abysmal. Especially for a writer. … Continue reading Reading, Writing and Other Things I’ve Forgotten How to Do
Last November, for the first time, I entered a short story competition desiring nothing more than to test myself and hopefully have people read my work. To my utter disbelief, I got an email telling me I was one of three finalists! And then, because Gaia wasn't done surprising me, I won the contest. One … Continue reading I Won My First Short Story Contest! (A Message of Gratitude)