Like Mother, Like Daughter

As I thought about writing an obligatory “My Mom Is The Best” blog post to share for Mother’s Day, I was plagued by an intense writer’s block triggered by flashbacks of The Excessive Social Media Posts of Mother’s Days Past. I couldn’t figure out a way to adequately word a clever anecdote that would make my […]

Haikus for the Mid-Semester Blues

Fifteen weeks and yet Why do all big assignments All take place at once? Week Seven will bring Papers and projects and tests. Instead, I will write. Procrastination? I refer to it as a Survival method. Haikus clear my mind As the week’s stress takes over; I should go study. I remember when Poems were […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

Five years ago, convinced that I would spend my entire summer replacing brain cells with chlorinated water and not otherwise engaging in productive activities, my grandma thrust an Amherst Public Library calendar in my hands and insisted that I find an event or two to attend. I glanced down at the list of caricature drawing classes, […]