“Best Days” by Alessia Cara hit me in that twenty-something, good ol’ days way where you feel too old to be young but too young to be old. Like the song goes, “you live and then you die, but the hardest pill to swallow is the meantime.” Here I am, stuck in the meantime. BetweenContinue reading “Songs that wreck me: Best Days”
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Songs that wreck me: A Different Kind of Human
By “wreck me” I mean, leave me so emotionally riveted that I just lie on the floor and cry my eyes out as I hear the song for the first time. A Different Kind of Human by AURORA did that to me. Let’s start with a particular comment on the video: “As an autistic person,Continue reading “Songs that wreck me: A Different Kind of Human”
knife of petals, cut the earth
And I am born of the dreamers’ deadliest desires.
Not what you liked, Dahlia, you who are down to earth?
Every petal takes a cut against my worth,
Tara’s Story: epilogue
Subject: September News
I am writing to you on Nick’s behalf, who is currently in the care of our Arizona adoption family.
Tara’s Story: cut ties, in the end
To check out the full Family Ties story, check out the table of contents here! “This all happened while I was out running? Just yesterday?” their mother paced toward the door, rubbing her temples. Tara gulped. “You took my car even though you can’t drive legally, then nearly got in a wreck, and made rivalsContinue reading “Tara’s Story: cut ties, in the end”