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And joy comes well in such a needy time

Saturday night after four beautiful performances Romeo and Juliet closed.

I cast the play in August and have been working everyday on it with my students. 1,100 more words


Childhood: Before Bi-Polar

Linker Mountain

The forest is filled with the wander of mushrooms that puff black smoke when you step on them and moss of fluorescent green, and chartreuse lichen growing on tree trunks. 1,367 more words


The Night of a Thousand Hours: A Short Essay about Coming of Age

We walk into a brightly lit quick pic on the main drag to buy something to make us feel safe. Everything is pulsating and breathing inorganic becomes organic everything moving around like sea amoebas, every bag of chips we pick up has feelers and we can hear everyone swallowing their own spit. 2,057 more words


Lovely Crushing Me: A Short Essay about Getting High

I can hear the angels singing faintly as if in a distant tunnel from the depths of my brain and then another hit then the familiar sound of crickets thunderous as a summer night and then the roar of nothing. 1,134 more words


Therese and Isabelle (1968)

The Netflix queue is an evil beast, especially when you have an ever-growing collection at home that’s always fighting for a spot amongst your rented discs. 551 more words


The Grass Harp

 97 pages. I read this book ages ago, long before I knew of Truman Capote. One of the lead protagonist’s love for living always captured my attention. 562 more words


All Cheerleaders Die (2013)

For day 16 of 31 Days of Horror, we picked Lucky McKee’s All Cheerleaders Die. This one somehow managed to totally skirt my radar; I hadn’t even heard of it until Q suggested we mine the Netflix instant queue to make up for the fact that the movie we  1,010 more words