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Because I felt alone once, and I don’t want her to feel more alone that necessary. 

When the harshness of your day catches up to youAnd stabs you through the chest, Step back from the heat.  Pull together the strings that lace your  Self worth together And find them intact, Unfrayed (A little frayed)  But woven together by the tightest fibres; Some strands for all the nights you spent awake Devastated… Continue reading Because I felt alone once, and I don’t want her to feel more alone that necessary. 

What You Can Do

In Which Our Dubious Heroine Runs Away and Invites You To Do Her Job

I feel like I’m breaking up with you. I’ve been sitting on cross-legged on the floor by the wood stove, (laptop resting above my moosehide mocassins) for the last hour trying to figure out how to tell you that I’m leaving. This is kind of the last minute. My sled is packed and tied, there… Continue reading In Which Our Dubious Heroine Runs Away and Invites You To Do Her Job

On Reporting · Things That Are Not Funny

Proper Responses and Banality

“This is the treason of the artist: a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain” -Ursula LeGuin “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” Something weird and awful. I did a pretty thorough inspection of my body after showering just now, and I’ve still got one bruise. We’re talking… Continue reading Proper Responses and Banality