Some Kind of Lesson: Regret

Sam woke up to the sound of mourning doves cooing. He looked over to the alarm clock, his thick glasses distorting the bright red digits that told the time. 6:32 am. He panicked, realizing that he had forgotten to set his alarm, and he moved quickly to slap on the radio. “… and that’s all […]

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Some Kind of Lesson: Intro

Samuel doesn’t like to wake up early, but recently there hasn’t been much else to look forward to. Twin sized beds feel larger when you’re alone, and as his old hand reached across the prairie of linen to his nightstand, he nearly returned to sleep. His alarm was relentless, though, and persisted with its yelling. After […]

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Right Here, Right Now

I hate it that I’m thinking of you right now, in such an unconventional place, at such an unconventional time. Of all the things to think about, it’s you every single time. In every unconventional place and at every unconventional time.    

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Miscellaneous Love in the Cosmos

Giant molecular clouds are dark. Oh so very dark. “Optically dense,” so to say. Yet, this is where stars form: in the darkness. Gravity is introspective, and soon enough the pressure builds and the density becomes critical and then there’s a protostar. There’s hope. Eventually, after enough time, fusion happens and the weight of the […]

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Perfectly Amiss

Don’t bother me while I’m thinking, please. There’s a world inside of this bitter cup of tea, and I have too much on my mind right now. I’m content with existing in unexpected places, and while my tea grows cold I’ll think about why I’m so happy to feel so genuinely disconnected from my own […]

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