Happy 1st birthday

A reflection piece looking at my life and this blog’s first birthday. May peace, love, and connection find you.

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bread and berries

I hope ya’ll enjoy this new poem. Just remember — tension leads to growth.

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Free-Write

I don’t know quite what to say in times like these. Obviously, it is important to fight and speak against racism, that’s not quite what I am getting at (in terms of subject matter). It also feels weird to post something not exactly related to what is happening in our world right now because that’s […]

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Embodiment

I hope this new poem finds you well. May you be happy. May you be peaceful.

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Digital Age

This is a flash-fiction piece dealing with how we objectify technology to dangerous ends…

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Earthrise

This is a poem I am still working on called “Earthrise” — based off the famous Apollo 8 photo.

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The Wielded Weapon of Christianity and its Role in Reform

This was an essay I wrote for my Early American Literature class back in 2018. I still find it very intriguing and a current problem even today. I left some notes at the very bottom of the essay — free-form type thoughts on what I think about this piece now. The Wielded Weapon of Christianity […]

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Give and Take

This is a bit of a rough draft piece-in-progress, but thought I would go ahead and share it.

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Love is our Native Tongue

“Love is the language, love is your native tongue” — Switchfoot “We want to be a band that sings songs of hope.” — Jon Foreman “I want the world to sing in her native tongue” — Switchfoot I had the opportunity to see Switchfoot this week. Switchfoot has been one of my top bands since […]

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Benefit of (the) Doubt pt. 2

We are all creative. I think it is a common misconception that you are either born creative or not. To even be reading this right now, to put sentences together, to gather meaning from words takes a degree of creativity. It isn’t just artist, musicians, poets, or so-called “creatives” that take on creativity. My Dad […]

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