Yesterday, this tweet touched me: “Amiri Baraka said that writers don’t write because they want to, they do it because they have to. It’s like breathing.”That tweet broke my heart […]
It was an idea that showed up, fully formed, in my consciousness. It demanded I wake up and write it down.
My dad was easygoing. He was one of those people who always said, “Don’t give me gifts! Just be a good girl!” or “Just be happy.” And he actually meant […]
I don’t know what the future holds.This is an amazing realization for someone who prides herself on being a planner. I remember being in my room, the summer before my […]