She Likes To Be In Control

This post was originally published on Thought Catalog. She wakes up an hour earlier now. Her alarm rings on and off for a few minutes before she finally gets up, showers, and ties her hair into a damp towel. Classes don’t start for a while and she’s not a morning person. She spends time sitting […]

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Sylvia Plath, Please Stop Haunting Me

This post was published on Thought Catalog. You can read it HERE!  You’re not a character. You’re not a narrator. You’re a ghost, Sylvia. And you’re haunting me. I feel the heat of your glare radiating from the grainy portraits of your published journals. I feel your presence wafting in the air from the books […]

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I Think That I Think Too Much

This post was published on Thought Catalog! You can read it HERE. I think that I think too much. No, I know that I think far too much. Because it’s almost 4am and my heart is pounding and I’m twirling my hair around my finger to ward off the eager nerves and my eyes are […]

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A Writer’s Life

Original post date: 10/26/12 “At times I believed that the last page of my book and the last page of my life were one and the same, that when my book ended I’d end, a great wind would sweep through my rooms carrying the pages away, and when the air cleared of all those fluttering […]

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