Thin Branch

I have a new poetry submission for you all today. My good friend Cam, who I used to work (read: suffer) with at Target, reached out to me with an amazing poem. He used to show me his work all the time and I was always amazed at the talent he has. I’m honored to…

Love Is in the Air

Good news! I have another poetry submission for you all! I received this poem a little while ago and I knew it had a place on this blog by offering the reader a unique twist on love. Based on the title, the reader is set out to think this is just a simple love poem,…

Back Seat

Since this fits so perfectly with what my girlfriend submitted yesterday, I couldn’t help but post it now. It’s another poem that, yes, is about us. The difference is that I didn’t tell her I wrote this. Back Seat She’s sound asleep in the back seat of the van as we drive back home. The…

When Two People Fall in Love

Two posts today! Consider yourselves lucky! I wrote this very quickly during a conversation with someone special. Normally, I save these poems for her, but I want to post this one so I am. Something clicked in me while we were talking and I felt a little bad while writing it because I was going…

Last Time

I’m not sure how I feel about how repetitive this is. At first I was just intending on free writing, but it turned into another poem. I decided yesterday I’m going to take a break from all this–not writing, but the inspiration behind these poems and stories–and focus on making myself happy. We’ll see how…

Two Days, All a Daze

Good morning! No words really for this poem.  For once, I really like the title. And so you know, the poem breaks down on purpose. Let me know if it works. Enjoy. Two Days, All a Daze Haven’t slept the past two days. My hair’s unkept, It’s all a daze. A text at one, leads…

About to Make a Comeback

Hi anyone that still might be following me. I don’t blame you if you don’t anymore. I know it’s been a long time. My hard drive on my laptop crashed a couple of months ago while I was interning in the city, so I wasn’t able to save any money. I still don’t have a computer,…

What I Live For *Now a Poem

I have some amazing news! I was recently accepted into the writing program at Queens College, so I’ll be on my way to getting my MFA in Creative Writing!! I’ll be starting this fall, and hopefully by then, I’ll be working full time too. I also read one of my poems at an open mic…