This comes from a prayer journal. I don’t recall the immediate context, but it feels like an opposite of the Armor of God. I’ve made strides in a lot of these, I think, especially bitterness and negativism, but some of …

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Getting a puppy has been amazing, but also insanely stressful. Things are slowly getting better, but the number of times I’ve had to keep him from, say, eating literal garbage is not small. Me being me, of course I see …

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I feel a little like I’m cheating today, since I’m only posting one haiku. Hopefully the story makes up for it. One of my earliest memories is actually of a dream—a nightmare at the time—where I was locked outside our …

Moon Read more »

I was looking in my archives for a ridiculous poem to publish today. I chose this one because even I was taken aback by the surprisingly serious turn. I wrote this when the Katamari Damacy games were probably in their …

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Today’s sonnet comes from last November’s poem a day challenge. The prompt was Target. I’m not particularly a Target shopper/fangirl, but I can definitely relate to needing to get away sometimes, and especially to purchasing random junk to self-soothe under …

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At the church where I grew up, my dad volunteered to run the church soundboard. To get there, you had to climb a ladder in the library to a small platform—kind of scary, and definitely breaking all sorts of accessibility …

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I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, but last year my nerdity increased dramatically, mostly because I started using my treadmill while the gym was shut down, and watched through The Clone Wars while walking on it. One of the great …

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A nice, uh, patriotic poem for the Fourth of July. Sure. This is one of those poems where I can either write a thousand words or nothing at all about it. Basically, in undergrad I started to wake up to …

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I’m posting today’s sonnet in honor of Luca’s release on Disney+! I mean, I haven’t seen it, but I assume it’s about Lovecraftian horrors living under the waves, right? I wrote this sonnet to the prompt Change/Don’t Change this April …

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