Hey, Ma

Picture the scene: it's 2016 - Justin Vernon is sending shivers down my spine with that god-sent falsetto of his through the phenomenal 22, A Million; I'm several pounds heavier, in a shitty relationship, surrounded by a bunch of assholes (my friends, except for the mad titan Tamanda Kanjaye to whom I'm thankful for being my … Continue reading Hey, Ma

Without Losing a Piece of Me, How Do I Get to Heaven?

On the struggle between self-preservation and unhealthy desires, and dating while "woke". Last year, I learned that personal happiness makes me cringe. I have a complicated relationship with positive attention. I crave it to a perverse degree (I once told a teacher that I didn’t respond to his teaching style because he didn’t praise me enough. … Continue reading Without Losing a Piece of Me, How Do I Get to Heaven?