Sweaters

(So if you read up the last two posts are Grey Sweaters and that makes me happy because I happen to be rather fond of grey and sweaters and grey sweaters.) So I used to collect sweatshirts. (Still do, when I can.) Most of the ones I ended up amassing were high school this and […]

Grey

There’s a set of words going round the Internet recently that EVERY GIRL EVER is quoting and reposting because “omg i just can’t even this is so me!!!!! *sassy kiss-blowing emoji*” Gag. However, the set of words in question is actually kind of nice. Behold: I either eat too much or starve myself. Sleep for […]

More Rumi Amazingness

This is a poem called “The Caravan’s Bells.” Love and patience do not go together. Reason cannot stop your tears. Ecstasy is like a beautiful town that cannot be controlled by any one of its inhabitants. The caravan of life is passing us by, but no one can hear the sound of the bells.  

Tears

I have cried – big sloppy tears and plenty of snot – twice today. For two different reasons. In condensed form, they are that (a) I love my father very much and (b) I used to really suck at track and field. In not-so-condensed form, they go like this. (a) My father teaches high school […]

Rumi Amazingness

From the introduction to my edition of the Forbidden Rumi: “As Rumi says, love hits everybody – if one is open enough, that is. It completely throws life into a spin, but what a spin it is! What will today bring? Another roller coaster ride of love in which moments of ecstatic weightlessness alternate with […]

The Smartest Person In the Room

Hello. I spend an inordinate amount of time on Twitter. It’s my primary social network, being that I still don’t have a Facebook, though that may change soon. According to Wikipedia, Facebook was officially founded in February 2004, which would mean that Facebook and I have existed independently of each other for ten years, and […]