Three sassy sixth grade girls Tightened their hijabs and stormed into the library At first Unhappily and unwillingly forced To spend time with me today Six days before the last … Continue reading Upon Turning 50//Poem 2
When people ask about your dating life after 50 (as if it’s any of their fucking business) And you say You’ve sworn off apps (your hobbies do not include dating) … Continue reading Upon Turning 50//Poem 1
Dear Reader, No, you’re not seeing things. It’s catch-up time with a post-dated title. Remember, I’m a Taurus sun and Taurus moon. If I don’t follow an established pattern of … Continue reading Dear Reader 5.16.21
Would my life be better if I had learned to play chess instead of checkers? Then I could start out as a king Instead of waiting for my crown.
Dear Reader, First and foremost, happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, grandmoms, aunt moms, pet moms, and dad moms in the crowd. Here in Ohio, it’s (wait for it…) … Continue reading Dear Reader 5.9.21
Dear Reader, I missed chatting with you last Sunday for good reason: I turned 50. I’m still processing, as each time I see the number in print (verbalizing doesn’t seem … Continue reading Dear Reader 5.2.21