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confessions of firewalking and roasting marshmallows

confession: last night i received a long letter from pixie sister in her tiny handwriting that i can read without my reading glasses because she and i are magically connected in a way that empowers my vision to see her, … Continue reading

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confessing my internal dialogue

confession: if this is my real life, why i am so bored? confession: if i’m bored with my life, does that mean i’m boring? confession: is boredom a protection i employ to avoid feeling the painful meaninglessness of human existence? … Continue reading

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confessions of revising and fucking up

confession: the best writing revision advice i’ve ever read is “cut out the parts the reader will skip.” confession: i cut out the confessions i want to skip over the truth of. i cut out the confessions that i’m afraid … Continue reading

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confessions from monhegan

confession: if i were to write a bio blurb for a poetry or fiction publication today i would describe myself as “someone who stands in a cemetery alone during a rainstorm, smiling as she contemplates death to inspire greater aliveness.” … Continue reading

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confessions of short conversations

last week him: (commenting on my outfit) you’re going all out tonight. me: yeah but i feel like i’ve arrived at an age where i’m at risk for trying too hard to look younger or hotter than i am, so … Continue reading

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confessions of goodbyes and happiness

confession: i happy cried on the inside yesterday at the nashville airport when the tsa lady called me “hon.” i “darlin’” everybody but i hadn’t realized that i no longer hear extended-to-everyone endearments from other people i’m interacting with until … Continue reading

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confessions of somewhere, somehow, and sometimes

confession: as a teenager i began drinking green tea to boost my immunity. i thought it tasted like dirt but i was sick and in constant pain and pain is highly motivating. almost 30 years later i think green tea … Continue reading

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