The last two months

Today, I looked at The Verbal Thing for the first time in a while. I logged into WordPress, went to my dashboard, approved some Pingback comments and realized that I haven’t published a post since March (despite having plenty of drafts to work from). At first, I was irritated with myself. For a while, I was…

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(Not) understanding death

I don’t know how to write this post. I’ve started it and erased it and started it over at least four times, now. It seems that even though words have always been the one thing I’m good at, this time, they’re failing me. And I don’t really know what to do about it, other than…

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The birthday khaleesi has a crown of flowers

I turn 23 years old in five days. That’s a pretty weird thought. I’ve passed both ages of legality and graduated college. I currently live at home and work retail. I haven’t completed most of the goals I optimistically set for myself in high school to have completed by this age. In two years, I can…

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Saying goodbye to the band that saved my life

I hate the ending, myself But it started with an alright scene — My Chemical Romance, “Disenchanted” Trying to articulate my feelings re: the recent (and abrupt) announcement that My Chemical Romance has called it quits is a difficult task. Actually, that’s an understatement. It’s a damn-near impossible task. I don’t really have words to…

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Dust yourself off and try again

Oh, look. A blog post! What a novel concept, given that I’m a writer with several avenues through which I can express my feelings about the world. My radio silence since January has been inspired by a number of things — but mostly, I’m just really bad at consistently blogging. I made it a goal…

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