Sorry you are a guinea pig You probably wanted a different gig But you're not alone—it's your whole generation This pandemic's been rattling our entire nation The world has been turned upside down At the moment your world is just forming Stepping into life on your own Studying, socializing, dorming Figuring out who you are … Continue reading To College Freshmen: A Poem
texting a mile a minute no matter how I spin it they were on a different trajectory working in a factory churning butter for hours for their family milling and tilling till satisfactory— work was done it was no fun but they didn't know how to relax by the light of a tv show Then … Continue reading Sedentary Life Be Like…
Monetize, synchronize Synchronized swimming When I'm making money I feel like I'm winning Monetize, synchronize Synchronized clocks When everyone's on schedule My life really rocks Throw a wrench into it Or a curveball Everything around me crumbles, It all falls. Monetized, synchronized Life as it should be. Learning the hard way The need for adaptability.
Hello, Blogosphere A world I hold close and dearWhere I can openly express my fear, Without people looking at me queer.For if I tell it to a friendPerhaps that relationship would endIf they really knew what was behindMy cheerful face—a weary mind.And when I blog, I am unique, The words spoken are those only I … Continue reading Hello, Blogosphere
All that noise, that stuff It's always there, it's just a matter of my awareness But to think that when I don't know it it's not there is naive And to be anxious about it when I do know it is foolish Rather— Just acknowledge that things are always crazy in some ways and choose … Continue reading Inner World, Outer World: Quieting the Mental Chatter
What is the time in our lives as single professionals? Just a waiting period before marriage? A purgatory which some may never leave? And if/when one does marry and build a family, what to make of all those years? Self-discovery, at times, self-destruction. Soul-searching, soul-crushing. Was it just a dream? (Or a nightmare?) Did it … Continue reading Life as a Single Young Professional