A Poem About Perfectionism

I don’t remember perfectionism as a child.I think it began around twelve or thirteen.I remember making lists. That got me young.I remember trying to read every book in the YA section.I was homeschooled, and I think I had something to prove. I tried to grasp for control wherever I could.It was with me before school,Continue reading “A Poem About Perfectionism”

How to Keep Making Art: A Zine for Writers and Other Creative Types

I have just released a new zine! Details are below. How to Keep Making Art is a zine for writers and other creative types with advice and musings on the creative process, artistic identities, and the struggles of being a writer. This zine tackles questions many creatives have, like, “How do we keep making artContinue reading “How to Keep Making Art: A Zine for Writers and Other Creative Types”

Moving My Body

I am called back to this place with pipes and broken glass like I am called back to you. Differing reasons, similar feelings. Being with you makes me want to go outside.I look for any reason to head out the door now– Whatever excuse I can find to move my body,To keep moving my body,ToContinue reading “Moving My Body”

What If I Don’t Want to Be Perceived?

What I am struggling with the most about social media these days is that it feels as though we have to make ourselves the centre of whatever we post, and most of the time, I don’t want to be perceived. I want to share my art, but I often don’t want to be seen. IContinue reading “What If I Don’t Want to Be Perceived?”

rough red patches

rough red patches on our handsirritated dry skinsigns of pandemic wear on the bodydoesn’t matter how much you moisturizeclean your hands clean your handsclean your handswash them until they crack and bleedstay healthy stay safewhile we run out of tests run out of vaccinesrun out of doctors run out of timewhile you run and slipContinue reading “rough red patches”