3 Simple (PG) Things I Added to My Nighttime Routine

As you know, being quarantined can warp our sense of time. We all asked for more time in the day, and now that our wish was granted unexpectedly, we feel unprepared and constantly grappling to fill any extra time...but with what? One thing that's still really important is sleep. In college, I took a course... Continue Reading →

For Everything That It’s Worth: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Sent to The Liberty County District Attorney -  Tom.Durden@libertycountyga.com Hello, I'm writing because I cannot imagine my black father, brother, friend, coworker, neighbor being shot and murdered in cold blood for simply existing and fitting a profile. Black and male. I am genuinely disgusted, angered, and confused. Imagine your life being taken away because someone... Continue Reading →

“How is your dad?”

Before today, the last time I remembered tearing up on the train was when I witnessed a blind man standing across from me using his senses to navigate his surroundings. He had effortlessly folded away his walking stick, and instead seemed to sink into the bustle of the train car. I couldn't take my eyes... Continue Reading →

I Am Afraid of Being Unintelligent

I wanted to write for as long as I could remember. From the day I saw Harriet the Spy, I became obsessed with documenting everything, and how I felt about everyone. Diaries were tucked on the side of the top bunk of the bed I shared with my younger sister. I was always careful to cap... Continue Reading →

Admiring HotDamniRock From Afar

Inspiration drawn from 1200 Creative Writing Prompts by Melissa Donovan Creative Non-fiction  1. Write about someone you admire from afar - a public figure or celebrity. Maurice Kain Carter from Maryland, who you may know as HotDamniRock on YouTube, is one of the first YouTube stars to break the internet in 2009 with a slew... Continue Reading →

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