Poetry & Flash Fiction, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

Someone close once said to me...   "In every life memory, there are mistakes... pains, regrets, and anger.   Things that tear into the heart, corrupt the soul, and darken the energy.   The only way to be free of this oppression, is to leave these things in the past, and leave the past as… Continue reading Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

dark, eerie, foggy path
Poetry & Flash Fiction, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Words of Warning- A Poem

Rewind, everything runs in reverse. Don’t fall off the cliff Wasn’t I here before? Hands gripping the steering wheel Metal screaming in warped twisted wails A moment’s decision to take The span of a heart beat before you decide Don’t fall off the cliff Warning words spill from Untrained lips, so serene Don’t turn left… Continue reading Words of Warning- A Poem

Literary Citizenship, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Writer’s Anxiety and Why We Should Talk About It

Every day on my Twitter feed I see posts from fellow writers chronicling their feelings of worthlessness, distress, and crushing self-doubt in regards to their writing and by extension themselves. As writers we place a lot of value in the success of our words, and whether we are published or not, those words mean the… Continue reading Writer’s Anxiety and Why We Should Talk About It

Experiments in Modular Blogging, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Experiments in Modular Blogging

You're probably thinking, "What the hell is modular blogging?" The answer is, I have no idea. I first came across modular writing through authors like Eula Biss in The Balloonist and Eileen Meyers Cool For You through my English studies at Ball State, and for a while I've wanted to do something along these lines.… Continue reading Experiments in Modular Blogging

NaPoWriMo 2018, Psychology & Social Thoughts

NaPoWriMo 2018- Racing Thoughts

Racing Thoughts It’s 4 am and I can’t sleep again Because my mind just won’t turn off My thoughts are racing Pacing, tracing It grows inside me Slowly replacing The sanity I once knew clatter of noise building within like discordant Dionysian drums Beating my mind into rhythmic Trance of broken cacophonic thrums I lay… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- Racing Thoughts

Environment, Psychology & Social Thoughts

#1PieceADay

Every day when I walk to and from Ball State campus on my way to classes, events, or student organizations I often pass 10, 20, sometimes 30 pieces of trash laying about the ground. Every single day I pull grocery bags, candy wrappers, and plastic bottles from the small creek that runs by the Rec… Continue reading #1PieceADay