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April, May, and Beyond

Forgive me for the extreme tardiness in posting this, my last entry as a first-year blogger for The MFA Years. The end of the semester proved daunting as I put the wraps on probably the toughest semester of my program. 1,012 more words


First Comes a Job, Then Maybe A Baby

Last night I dreamed of not knowing what to name my child, whom I was trying to breastfeed. I tried to make them suckle my breast for milk only to have no milk come out for the infant. 179 more words

Creative Non-Fiction

Finding Meaning in Trauma, Part One

When I was young, I would see the Shriners in various parades and recognized them for their red fezzes and the myriad of clowns that walked with them. 1,368 more words

Women Writers

Can I Just Win the Lottery Already?

Your phone tells you that it is 81 degrees outside and cloudy, though the cracked open blinds in your living room tell you that there isn’t a cloudy in sight. 309 more words


A trip around Reading on the buses.

This piece of personal travel writing is what I wrote for my second creative non fiction assignment. Please have a read and also let me know any thoughts, opinions or feedback on this piece. 1,512 more words


Write, Reject, Repeat

Two out of three of my submissions to Ninth Letter Online were rejected.  Those of the two genres important to me, fiction and creative non-fiction.  I’m more surprised than upset, I was certain I’d be (electronically) published, though in reflection, I see that that certainty was based in nothing solid.  344 more words


Yes, I am an artist by nature
I form young minds into booming thinkers
Challengers of the world in which we live
All my being to them I give 107 more words

Creative Non-fiction