Monthly Archives: July 2013
In a perfect world, there would be no war. No poverty. No blah blah yada yada. You’ve heard the same spiel. There is no such thing as perfection and nothing ever really turns out exactly how you predict it will. Sometimes it’s better than you imagine. Sometimes it’s worse or in the middle. You can […]
Breath mints are flavored like his mouth. He got chicken pox a 2nd time. Just to have a realistic Halloween costume. His one vote counts for 95% of the electoral college. His funny bone is sarcastic. He can bowl a 400. He can drive an automatic car, manually. Deaf people can hear him speak. He […]
I wrote this piece for a school application with the following prompt – ‘Write a 300-500 word story utilizing three things: a fruit, a popular song and a sport.’ Double Down “One more step and it’s over,” said the snarling voice. Benny was disoriented. He’d been fading in and out of consciousness for who knows […]
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
It’s been 5 days since my first ever spoken word performance and I feel down. Not emotionally, just more a feeling of general blah-ness. That’s because leading up to the performance, there was so much buildup and anticipation. My friends constantly asked me if I was nervous, whether I memorized everything and oh shit, it’s […]
My website is officially live! Built from scratch and ready for the internets. It was a lot of fun to work on with my Art Director/Interactive Designer/older brother, Ken. Couldn’t have done it without him. I’d love to hear thoughts & feedback. Enjoy!
It’s Tuesday. The night before my first ever spoken word performance. Back in my teenage years, I remember staying up late and watching Def Poetry on HBO. It was mesmerizing to see people just like me put so much emotion and emphasis into their words. I felt their struggles, I felt their triumphs, I felt; […]