Reading old journals this morning in search of clarity…finding something else. It’s like reading a ghost of myself. In April 2017 I took a personal essay class and we wrote 6-word memoirs as an exercise and shared them aloud. I think I chose to share #4 – which takes the cake. The memoirs below; successful […]More
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I am a sucker for the “best of” lists that come out in December each year. I read the best album and/or track lists as well, but the book lists get me SO AMPED for what I’ll try to read in the coming year. NPR’s list gets delivered to my inbox. So that’s convenient. I […]More
Originally posted on Tenure, She Wrote:
I haven’t gotten a pay check since my fellowship ran out in 2017. Funding is scarce for students in the end of their PhDs and scarcer still for international students with disabilities, so it’s not too surprising that I’ve been turned down for everything I’ve applied for. Almost 5…
What happens when we read time into everything? In This Being Done, time echoes ancient. Thematically, many of these poems felt inspired or echoed by one poem: “How to Take An Amazing Photo of A Solar Eclipse,” a parent watching their child grow up under the stigma surrounding autism: “Trust in his gift of seeing […]More