the readings

homesickness defined

it is as heavy as bruised thunderstorm, as worn out as a knitted blanket. it smothers, it drains, it craves something melodic, soothing, carrying. it is a lonely waft of steam over a hasty cup of tea. it is a dirty sock, a mound of freshly baked abandoned laundry. it is a ghost perpetually winking… Continue reading homesickness defined

found poetry | part 4

Found Poetry is a delicious way to create snippets of thought and warm up one’s creative muscles. There are often those weeks for me when I feel the desperate need to cling to even the smallest such phrases in order to at least make something. A few times they bloom into full poems, other times… Continue reading found poetry | part 4

in which I revisit my writing goals from 2021 and write new ones

Hello friends, happy Thursday. I have returned with yet another (and final) retrospective post about last year. At the beginning of 2021 I created a list of writing-themed goals to pursue. No surprise here: I did not accomplish them all (even though most of them were purposefully vague haha), but I am still rather glad… Continue reading in which I revisit my writing goals from 2021 and write new ones

Favorite Books Read 2021

As one year settles and another begins (altogether much too fast – is it already February?), I reminisce on what at first felt like little change. But slowly peeling back the months like orange slices to study and digest, I began to realize just how much has happened this past year. I did not read… Continue reading Favorite Books Read 2021

Autumn Ramblings {feat. my fall photo dump, the four winds, and Howl’s Moving Castle}

This is where I resurface for the death of the leaves during my favorite season and scatter random thoughts like the wind. For example, since my unexplained disappearance from the blogging sphere, I have discovered that there is nothing like college applications to make you feel like you’ve accomplished nothing with your high-school years. While,… Continue reading Autumn Ramblings {feat. my fall photo dump, the four winds, and Howl’s Moving Castle}

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