Monthly Archives: October 2016
Change: a word that, for me, is synonymous with happiness. While others seek stability and routine, I find myself repelled by the idea of predictability. By making rash and sometimes imprudent decisions, I find within myself the will to go … Continue reading
At what point do critiques of a piece of writing cease to matter? Like all art, poetry and prose are similarly subjective beings. What’s pleasing to one is not necessarily so to another.
The assignments plunked down like a sudden freak hailstorm. For weeks, I had wondered about this grad school experience. At University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where I did my first Masters, we had a plethora of things assigned to us … Continue reading
This past weekend was a whirlwind of faces: parents, a brother, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, cousins twice removed. The Irish family, as I’ve come to experience first-hand, is extensive and close knit. Coming from a place where I maybe … Continue reading