Monthly Archives: January 2012

SIP preface!

The first time I’d ever heard of Diane Seuss was at a funeral.  I sang in the choir at my high school, and the young man, who had died of cancer, had attended my high school before going on to … Read the rest of this entry

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No Lighthouse

So, I don’t have a ton of time to blog tonight (do I ever?) but I thought I could at least update you on some goings-on regarding writing projects that I’m excited about. My SIP is thiiiiis close to being … Read the rest of this entry

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Nice to meet me

I was going to skimp out on you guys (whoever “you guys” are) again tonight, because I am facing the very real possibility of actually getting to sleep.  But the blog must go on.  (Also, I have clothes in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Here’s a cookie.

Oof.  I seriously feel like I am on drugs, I’m so tired.  Consequently, I will probably write like I am.  I almost wrote: “winter skin-split-cuts.  When do they happen?  How do we not notice them until later?”  Yeah.  Great for … Read the rest of this entry

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Giving silence for silence

Life is good today.  Why?  Because I wrote two poems that I actually like.  (When I started to write “life” I wrote “love,” instead.  Coincidence?  Probably not.) I also bought a bunch of new music/ started the search for more.  … Read the rest of this entry

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Pretty isn’t the point anymore

Last spring in our advanced poetry workshop, Chad Sweeney told us “ ‘pretty’ isn’t the point anymore.”  He was, no doubt, talking about poetry.  This phrase has stuck with me, though, and I think it applies to life in general … Read the rest of this entry

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Ah-sigh-eee

Hey, January 11th, 2012, I will not miss you when you’re gone. As a result of almost no sleep, nonstop classes from 8:30-2:30, no riding and no gym, I’ve been in a very strange mood today.  There are so many … Read the rest of this entry

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Looking for love in all the wrong places

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Even with a cracked sole

Can I just say, where the hell does self-confidence come from?  Because I, honestly, have no idea. Well, maybe I have one idea.  Let’s talk, for a moment, about my obsession with boots.  I once thought my boot thing began … Read the rest of this entry

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The pet store of my dreams

Kind of by accident, I ended up in psychology of consciousness and dreams this quarter.  I’m already having problems with it, thanks to my background in philosophy (I don’t really care what you say, you are never going to convince … Read the rest of this entry

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