Nano ’18: Day 1

The first day of Nanowrimo has officially concluded and I'm proud to say I'm in a good place! To stay on track in this massive challenge, you need to write an average of 1,667 words every day. I managed to write 1,999 today alone! My story is off to a great start. I have a … Continue reading Nano ’18: Day 1

November Announcement!

Hello everyone! I know I've been behind on the podcast, school has been hectic! I'm trying to keep up with the website though to deliver good poetry content here and there and stay active on the things I love most—poetry & writing! Speaking of writing, I have an exciting announcement to make: this November I'll … Continue reading November Announcement!

Day 15: Necessities

Almost caught up! After this, I'll only need to write two more poems to be back on track. Hopefully once I get there, I can focus and stick to it. 15. 10 things you should always have Looks like we're gonna do another list poem!   All the Necessities Don't forget your cup of tea … Continue reading Day 15: Necessities

Day 9: Life Story

This one's going to be fun! 9. Tell your life story in 5 sentences. I'm tweaking this to be five lines. Also, something super convenient: my current age is divisible by 5, so I can split it between the five really naturally!   Becoming Me Beloved tot, sweet Southern Belle, learning to walk, becomes smart kid … Continue reading Day 9: Life Story

World Poetry Day 2018

Hello everyone! I know it's been a crazy long time since I've posted. In my defense, Winter Quarter was crazy (it always is) and for mental health reasons I could barely even focus on schoolwork much less running a successful blog. All that being said, I am now back, hopefully on a much more regular … Continue reading World Poetry Day 2018

Spotlight: Michael Ondaatje and The Cinnamon Peeler (1997)

So I'm currently reading The Cinnamon Peeler (1997), a selection of poems by Michael Ondaatje, and while I've only really been able to read and process a couple of the works, I couldn't not post about him. This wild-haired, Canadian man born in Sri Lanka writes beautifully. The Cinnamon Peeler is a collection of poems written from … Continue reading Spotlight: Michael Ondaatje and The Cinnamon Peeler (1997)