May 21, 2018


I've been listening to Girlpool's song Chinatown a lot recently because it was really plucking an emotional string for me and I didn't realize until this morning what the relevance was. While flying down the Pleasant Run bike path I heard the lyric you see listed as th...

May 7, 2018


Today is the last day of this trip. I'm currently in Boston because I was asked to perform at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. While I've had a marvelous time and the reading went spectacularly, I'm  butting right up against this shard of glass and I need to talk abo...

May 1, 2018


Friends, family, general public, and all who care, 

I have insane news to share with you that's been brewing for the last few months. The short and short of it is I AM NOW A BUSINESS OWNER. 

 *this is the first draft of a design for the shop by the brilliant Maria Iqbal!...

April 5, 2018


Look at this funny *artistic* pic of me at 16. It's a good metaphor for this post.

I can't believe it's been over a month since I wrote anything but tbh winter galls me. Also I've been in crushland crushing on a sweet virgo and I needed some time to just be busy and for...

February 17, 2018


Something has been rumbling under the surface of the Fountain Square music community for the last month or so, and while I want to talk directly about it, I have a more comprehensive point. Let me start by telling you a few stories. 

I have this friend who I always like...

February 12, 2018


So I'm aching. I did something horrible to my shoulder playing pool or doing stupid back-bends or having sex idk. And I was about to go to bed feeling a little guilty because I promoted my "funny" blog today but I've only been writing about seasonal depression lately--...

February 5, 2018

It's called: "Hi, I'm Ovulating" and it's about sex--go figure.

January 30, 2018


During winter, I mostly complain. It tends to astound me that I'm so sad all the time even though it's been pretty consistent since moving to the Midwest. Until I was 13, I'd never suffered through a winter. Growing up in California, it was all sun, all the time. So th...

January 10, 2018


To start: many thanks to the folks who read this and encourage me. I wouldn't be hammering away at these keys if Molly Jane didn't send me a text this morning to say she was looking forward to the next post because I've been so insular lately. Insular is my new favorit...

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Vulgar, bike riding, record slinging, book reading poet with a passion for pool and the Midwest. 

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