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This Slut Votes (Long Read)

This Slut Votes (Long Read)

Watch out y’all, I’m about to get all political up in here. First, let me address the language I used for this post. The word “slut” can be used as an insult, yes, but I don’t take it like that. I don’t think there is anything wrong with me having control of my own body … Continue reading

They Put Smart Girls In Glamour :)

They Put Smart Girls In Glamour :)

I created a mini meme inspired by this quote – and this actor (Noah Mills, swoon!) – from 2 Broke Girls, and then it ended up on Tumblr and Pinterest, and today it made the print issue of Glamour magazine! (Click images to enlarge) Caroline: What’d you see in that guy anyway? Max: He had … Continue reading

Poetry In Motion, Take Two

Poetry In Motion, Take Two

Last year I tried doing some Poetry in Motion pictures, where I layered lines from my poetry along with evocative background images. Now that my graphic design skills have improved, I thought I would try an updated version. I hope you enjoy! Click here for the full poem. Click here for the full poem.

Gutter Heart

Gutter Heart

I gave you my heart You threw it in the gutter I once had your heart But you gave it to another You took such great pride In kicking me to the curb You tried but can’t deny You wanted me to hurt But gutters are fine places For hearts to rest within And curbs … Continue reading

Regarding My Mother

Regarding My Mother

“…I have often wondered if I had the words that would do justice to her goodness, her wisdom, and her strength. In the life of every woman, there will always be the influence and teachings of one woman who stands supreme.” -The Expected One by Kathleen McGowan For me – as it is for so … Continue reading

Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Usually, those words – “depression” and “anxiety” – label conditions that I have. I like that way of phrasing it, because it implies a sense of control for me. I have these things, yes, but they do not have me. Usually. For the past fifteen years, I have had these conditions. I am usually able … Continue reading