there’s a ghost haunting the campus.  friends are discussing the latest victim.  the ghost always wants the same thing, but you have to stay sane through it all or he’ll just keep coming back.  i’m curious about what it wants.  my friends explain and  i volunteer as tribute.  “so this ghost guy is going to […]

sitting with friends on a couch.  we’re arguing about healthcare.  someone needs birth control and we’re trying to explain that they can get a gyne exam at a catholic hospital but they won’t write a script for the pill.  it’s different where she’s from so she doesn’t understand.  me and the boys shrug.  we decide […]

running to class.  taking a shortcut i remember like muscle memory in this UK city.  i go into a building and take a narrow winding stone staircase up to a bridge that will bring me across the street to the second level of another building.  but this bridge is freaking ancient.  the sides have mostly […]

folding newspaper strips into chain lace for our wedding. the way mom used to do with wrigley gum wrappers. bringing my fiancée to  see my hometown which is all indoors like a giant mall. my mother is supportive but the community is not.  they pass me around the school gymnasium on a chair made of […]