Like many of us in the wake of the Orlando massacre, my daughter, a former patron and fan of the club, has been reeling and weeping. Her fear and sorrow only escalated when […]
by Delaney Rose A couple of years ago, when I was 23, I lived in Orlando for a year. I was mostly holed up in my apartment studying for my graduate degree or playing video […]
In the wake of yet another tragedy at a university, a reminder of what it’s like to be on campus as the tragedy unfolds.
Karrie Higgins writes a powerful multimodal lyrical essay response to a triggering, ability essay recently circulating the web. With raw honesty, intense detail, a stack of medical and police records, and echoes […]
by Heather Jones I make my online Creative Writing class do a video poem, and so I felt I should do one myself. I wrote the first draft of the poem at Alfred […]
Hey friends! This is the first in a series on meditation. You—yes you—can meditate. You don’t have to “clear your mind,” and there are a lot of different ways to do it […]
“When I feel disconnected from my body, I don’t take care of it. When I embrace my body, when I appreciate what it does for me, I do. Learning not to hate […]
—by Giselle Haas Yes, political correctness can be annoying…in the same way that learning how to say “please” before Mom gives you your lunch or actually having to walk to a bathroom […]
Some thoughts on meditation, community, and accepting our weirdness.
What life is like for too many of us. This is one story. But it is the story of all of us. Be brave. Keep telling your stories. We are here. We […]