Fall Festivities in the Concrete Desert

The Midwest is in its prime during autumn, she’s like the prettiest girl at the ball. The changing of the leaves, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, apple cider mills, spiced donuts, all the things that thrive in areas where there’s too much land and not enough people. After spending my college years in rural Ohio, and…

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The Things I Carried

I am torn. Split down the length of my spine, a gaping hole From the weight of all the things I’ve carried. The accumulated mass of all the things I thought I was supposed to be. The layer of expectations and responsibilities that came with my body parts; The fear, the shame, the unspoken things.…

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Pizza Files: Episode 1

Pizza: n; a flat, open-faced baked pie of Italian origin, consisting of a thin layer of bread dough topped with spiced tomato sauce and cheese, often garnished with sausage slices, mushrooms, etc. As a 23-year-old American bred female, my primary food groups are: salad, apples, quinoa, carbs, soup, rice, avocado, and pizza. Okay, so these…

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