ode in a lunar language.

my solstice story. told by the moon. performed at the 3rd annual Solstice Gala hosted by Bloom Creative & Catapult Creative on 12.21.2018.  

the laws of harvest.

do you remember the first time you failed at something? how about the first time you had to live with the consequences of that failure? when I was kindergarten, I made a parachute out of craft paper & yarn to assist in the free-fall of my twin sister from our playhouse. thought out, to the…

ladyfest dayton 2018.

a very sweaty room full of people, most of them friends I love so much. a little stumble in the beginning. and a last minute decision to go on stage barefoot. thanks to my sweet girl for always capturing my performances. ladyfest was one for the books. here’s a video of my piece and of…

check in/check out.

I didn’t really have a specific topic to discuss this week. in fact, I almost skipped this week entirely because we have been so damn busy over here. I have an exciting poetry reading this Friday that is occupying most of my free/creative time when we aren’t going from afterschool activities straight to bedtime. but I made…

100 joyful moments.

they say that bad things come in threes. that when it rains it pours. or that you will never be given more than you can handle, even when it feels like you’re drowning. I get frustrated and distracted and even detached. sometimes I feel like it’s 11pm before I get to sit down and everything out…

vive l’avocat.

as if I needed another reason to love avocados. here’s a bare minimum, crash course on the botanical/plant dyeing trend… now, I firmly believe that crafting is equal parts perseverance & blind luck. so, despite the fact that every tutorial I read was thick with fancy jargon like molecular structure and ph balance, and had a laundry list of…

32 flavors of grace.

word of the year: grace (noun). elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion, or action: a pleasing or attractive quality or endowment: favor or goodwill. mercy; clemency; pardon: moral strength: my year started in a flood of beginnings. not just your typical new year’s resolutions but a divorce, a new job, and a new(ish) relationship…