The artists of modern science designed a beautiful experiment, and they witnessed – they heard – the very last breath of two galaxies colliding. I felt like we were galaxies, and Gravity destined us to come together – and so we did; and there wasn’t enough momentum to continue. So after many passes, many…… Continue reading galactic cannibalism
I have always had the ability to begin, but never end, journals. Three pages used in one, five in another, filling the next halfway, and the next halfway again. The first half of my journals were always worn and bulging with things taped and glued in, while the last half lay empty and pristine and…… Continue reading noted
It hurts to rely on another And it hurts to rely on oneself. And she huts, one way or another, So she chooses the latter – At least she is her own. She has nothing but her name And she has nothing but her body. And her name and her body Are all she…… Continue reading Her Own Life :
The line is lighter than I like and aesthetically I’m not a huge fan, but for some reason I’m smitten with this pencil. It’s heavy in a good way and I love the feel of it in my hand – I twirl the Wopex around my fingers as much as I write with it. It’s…… Continue reading the short on the staedtler wopex
It was the Venti Caramel Macchiato I got from Starbucks that led me to a large collection of small papers. I was headed back from the bathroom when I ran into a sizable table with tools haphazardly scattered upon it – cream colored index cards in a little file labeled “SCRAP PAPER” compelled me to stop. I filed…… Continue reading scrap paper poems
The Peace Plaza in my university is a place I don’t find myself often. The Plaza has statues of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandhi on either end and is surrounded on all sides by gray buildings; this gives relief from the scorch of the sun at the cost of natural beauty. I walked through this…… Continue reading the thoreau table
I’ve used darker pencils, smoother pencils, cooler pencils – but this one is my favorite. There’s something that draws me to simplicity and this pencil is one of the most unassuming of them all. For me, General’s Cedar Pointe #1 is the essence of the utility and the beauty of a wood pencil.