Category Archives: journaling

sixteen sixteen

Something many of you may or may not know: I’m a youth educator. I go into middle and high schools and talk about sexual violence prevention. And as unappetizing or appealing it may sound, it’s actually very rewarding, and 99% … Continue reading

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empty

i’m so tired of missing people. why can’t you (all) just come back?

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if you read this:

you should read this too: http://mchakrabarti.tumblr.com

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i am constantly overwhelmed by my own mortality.

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why?

are the holidays the hardest every year? too much alone time with my thoughts. i want to write so much more, but the words aren’t even there. all i have are memories of you, and you, and you, and they’re … Continue reading

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homesick

“Homesick” -Kings of Convenience I’ve been listening to this song all day, and feeling homesick. For those of you who know me well know that feeling homesick for Manhattan doesn’t ever happen. I’m missing friends I don’t have to explain … Continue reading

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all dolled up in straps

I’m writing today, from a very different place than I’ve been for the last several weeks (possibly months). Not a physical place, of course, but instead and emotional place. I have been very…conflicted and upset about my move out of … Continue reading

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love is hell; hell is love

I just finished a delicious cigarette, out on the porch, overlooking the pond that’s right outside my apartment. I watch a storm roll in, I watched the drops hit the water, first slowly; then quicker. I heard the train in … Continue reading

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artsy fartsy

This has been one of the harder weeks I’ve experienced in a while. Not in a long while, as I experience hard things often, but it was harder than I expected. As sort of a relaxing retreat for MOCSA staff … Continue reading

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I think what I like most about music is a person’s ability to learn about themselves from the music. I don’t think you can do it with every song, but I know that with certain songs, or artists, or albums, … Continue reading

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