Poetry: Like a Novel

Syntax: the study of the patterns of formation of sentences and phrases from words He touches me like I’m his favorite novel, and each kiss is reading my opening line for the first time. His fingers scan my pages, memorizing the beats of my hips and syntax –…

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Why I Won’t Participate in Comment Swaps

Reflection: a fixing of the thoughts on something; careful consideration This is not the post I meant to write. I intended to write one about what I’m leaving behind as I follow my new vision for TCFL, but this point about comment swaps became…

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How Doing Everything Is Doing Nothing

Epiphany: a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience So, like, epiphany is definitely my sort of word of the…

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I Want to Be a Blogger

Choice: an act of selecting or making a decision when faced with two or more possibilities. I have something I need to say. More like a sequence of things, but I need to say it. I’ve…

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Dear Diary: 5 Benefits of Writing in a Journal

I’ve had an interest in journaling ever since I was a kid. I loved the idea of having a space for me to engage with myself and explore my emotions and thoughts because, well, I…

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