2017 in music.

As usual, hello future, it’s the past. I picked up a C. S. Lewis quote this year which goes, “Have you not seen that in our days/of any whose story, song or art/delights us, our sincerest praise/means, when all’s said, you break my heart?” Here are the songs that made my heart break in 2017, […]

a poem.

Evolving I used to think you were steady A star to navigate by But you got older and I got older How the years do fly   Among the ragtag things I’ve learned No one is just one star We’re each a constellation Only visibly whole from afar   It’s true that constellations Never move […]

as small as a world.

Yeah, yeah, I missed a month and broke my streak, but life happens and I’d rather graduate than write about the goings-on in my brain (which are mostly fantasies about graduating, not gonna lie). It’s Madeleine L’Engle’s birthday today. I’m not doing anything terribly special because (a) no time and (b) nobody nearby who is […]

all the days on a string.

I had a birthday the other day. I’m old enough (har) to say that my birthday isn’t a big deal anymore. I’m past the driver’s license birthday, the voting birthday, and the drinking birthday (in both the countries I’ve lived in). But a birthday’s a birthday, and you always want to feel loved on your […]