Posts Tagged ‘character study’

Making Peace #14

09/10/2013  |  7 Comments

Doors Openings In my last apartment, none of the doors shut completely. I hung hand towels over the tops to make the seal... more

Protected: Making Peace #11

09/07/2013  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Thank you. Thank you, thank you. Your emails and comments have been incredibly sweet and supportive. And I've been noticing... more

Protected: Making Peace #7

09/03/2013  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Here's the thing. If I'm being really honest, I would tell you it was all my fault. That I had a... more

Shadow Comforts

05/09/2013  |  2 Comments

"Put nothing between yourself and your grief." —Tara Hardy So I get raw. Strip away that which makes me numb. I... more

Protected: Back on the Path

02/24/2013  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Sometimes, I lament the fact that I am not more of a professional spoken word poet. I love that medium,... more

Inner Emotional Landscapes and the Sublimity of the West

12/20/2012  |  2 Comments

"Emotional landscapes / They puzzle me / Confuse ..." Bjork sings in "Joga." This has long been one of my... more

Protected: Lifting: a little update on me, Kristen, poly, and grief

12/09/2012  |  Enter your password to view comments.

We are all going forward. None of us are going back. —Richard Siken, "Snow and Dirty Rain" I think the fog is... more

Protected: Love Letter #24

08/31/2012  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Dear Kristen, As I'm sitting here staring at this blank box in which to write to you, you're doing the dishes,... more

The Beat of a Second Heart

07/28/2012  |  7 Comments

I've started crying on airplanes. It used to be ginger ale, now it's wine. I probably should have eaten more... more

Protected: Love Letter #22

06/07/2012  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Dear Kristen, It is so nice to be home. I love my job—I love traveling, I love that I have a... more