i. For a while I’d convinced Myself that I couldn’t Feel Anger -A while. ii. I hope to never feel rage Like that Again. (It’s unbecoming.) -The hurt. iii. You tore me Apart Bit By Bit And all at once (I think that I Left a piece of Me Behind) -On unbecoming. iv. I wish … Continue reading Various States of Decay
The rain beats down hard and heavy against the living room window. We expected it two days ago, two days that were instead spent chasing down the best frozen yogurt, walking along the boardwalk, and drinking beer on patios. It's welcome now, in the stillness of a day intended for cleaning the house and sorting … Continue reading How To.
I am inarticulate I find myself incapable of justifying my positions. I am too moderate I can’t advocate for one side without also plugging for the other I am sympathetic I can’t help but try to understand other perspectives But this, this ignites something deeper within me I am a woman I am white, I … Continue reading Inarticulate woman.
It's 7:23pm, my second-favourite time of the day. I'm seated before this gorgeous summer view of a lake in the city centre, one of hundreds in this region. Finzi, a delightfully fat cat (named after the composer, naturally) graciously sharing his home with me for a few days, sits on the table next to my … Continue reading Nostalgia
The past six weeks have been... eventful, to say the least. I travelled through six countries; my relationship of four years ended; I got accepted to medical school; I graduated from university; my grandfather passed away; I left one job to begin another; I've been to concerts and seen dozens of people and have laughed and cried … Continue reading Peace
This winter sunrise scene has, at last, given way to spring. It feels absolutely lovely. My undergraduate degree is complete. I have an awesome - AWESOME - graduate program lined up, a summer job. I leave for Europe in ten days. I'm waiting to hear back from two medical schools. Friendships wax and wane. Relationships statuses … Continue reading A Season of Change
On April 18th, I will have fulfilled the last remaining requirement for my undergraduate degree. The total list of things I have to do now includes (but isn't limited to): One midterm (yep, this late. I don't know if we can call this that anymore) Defending my thesis (my presentation is, by and large, made … Continue reading T-28 (in lists)