Many of you might know the name Mara Wilson. She was Matilda and one of the children in Mrs. Doubtfire. And more recently, Mara has become a twitter personality and performer in NYC. She is also a writer, and I recently finished reading her first memoir Where Am Now? (A super cute picture of Mara from her… Continue reading Book Review: Where Am I Now? By Mara Wilson
Today I visited Britt’s Pumpkin Patch outside of Manhattan, KS with my boyfriend. It was SO much fun and a great way to start fall. First we went into the corn maze. They had two different kinds, Easy and Hard. We chose the hard one of course, and it was definitely trickier than we thought it… Continue reading Visting A Pumpkin Patch
Hello everyone and happy Friday! Today I wanted to talk about a poem I read for an English class. My instructor really likes Vietnamese lit and poetry and I’m SO glad she does because I absolutely fell in love with this poem she shared. We read this a few weeks ago, and a lot of… Continue reading What I’m Reading as an English Major: “Ravine” by Mông-Lan
Hello everyone! This is a new series I’m starting on my blog. It’s basically what is sounds like; I pick a picture and write a poem about it! This picture by SeanSoong on Deviantart is absolutely beautiful. Here is their page. This is a silent graveyard and she is it’s queen. Memories of men fill… Continue reading Poem for a Picture: Cuculus, casablanca, and bones by SeanSoong
Often I think about my favorite childhood character, Matilda. Where is she now? She finished high school at the top of her class. Then she went to Harvard, where she had the most bookish dorm room on campus. There she graduated with three different majors; English, History, and Journalism She got accepted into Harvard Law,… Continue reading Where Matilda is Now
There is no one here except blue-violet waves orchestrating disaster. Lanterns flicker and give out against this quiet flood. A church stands tall but a black fire even taller. There is no one here, except for the stars and the song of catastrophe.