there are men with guns across the street some women, too; in uniforms weapons propagated on forearms leashed dogs and blockading cop cars scene is not safe, the first thing they teach you in EMT school I turn back to my phone screen . he’s getting existential again I read the message, ask if he’s […]
The other day, I wondered what it would be like to set the uniform aside and embrace college life. Let someone else play with the lights and sirens. And save the seizing little boy, and lift the elderly off the floor, and assist the diabetics who need molecular help. What would it be like to […]
for a challenge, this six year prescription, not addiction a challenge: quit coffee no withdrawal symptoms (lasted two days the savory scent got to me hooks in my nostrils till café con leche spilled down my open throat) i quit you for good reasons, too affliction, confliction, restriction– not addiction love […]
Among other things, I do love lists.
Two weeks in so many words.
Originally written as a flash fiction for my creative writing class. Originally-originally written because that’s what I do.
Don’t take this too seriously.
A self-reflection on my first weeks at college.