Posts Tagged ‘character study’

Making Peace #14

09/10/2013  |  7 Comments

Doors OpeningsIn my last apartment, none of the doors shut completely. I hung hand towels over the topsto 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 HardySo 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