My second book of poems, and third book in general, has been published! Here's what it's about:
Leftovers--the stuff that comes out when a relationship ends; when a death happens; when you become yourself fully. These poems are my leftovers--strength and vulnerability I never knew I had.
"'Cause it's my birthday/And I wanna get fucked like it's the first time/Like it's the first time"
Today is my birthday. The last year of my 20's. Every birthday, I'm reminded of the beautiful short story, "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros:
What they don't understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you're eleven, you're also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one.
I was broken up with this past May. Little did I know, my ex had been cheating on me with another woman for over a month.
I haven't done one of these posts in a long time, but since my trip to Boston was cancelled due to TWO FEET OF SNOW they were getting, I'm home, and I need something to do. Here it goes.