Mean: a poem

I saw a spider in the bottom of my tub as I readied for my bath. She was checking the drain for droplets of water and little mites or silverfish to tide her over for the night. She was a hunting spider, rather than a web-spinner. She spins a small splat of web in a... Continue Reading →

white hot: a poem

Ashamed of the way you made me ashamed of the way I think, of my sight, sound, and propensity. In my heart I know it’s all nonsense, hiding in embarrassment should be reserved for something worse than passion. but the skin is thick and the body more so. muscle, bone, sinew, humor I’m not strong... Continue Reading →

Shadow Figures on the Wall: NHIE Day 7

Day 7…Ever seen a Shadow Figure? Sometimes, the most haunted places are exactly the kinds of places you would expect. Abandoned buildings, graves, hospitals. Other times, they’re supermarkets. The spring right out of college, I started working at the local branch of a famous chain of grocery/clothing stores. My job title was “apparel merchandiser,” which is... Continue Reading →

Did You Say Something? NHIE Day 5

Day 5…Ever heard your name called when no one was there? When I was a kid, I heard my name being called all the time. It was one of those things in childhood where they happened and I just accepted them as the way things were. Sometimes you hear your name being called. Sometimes it... Continue Reading →

The Witching Hour: NHIE Day 4

Day 4…Ever had any experiences at 3am, the Witching Hour? If you ask a ghost hunter, or anyone who regularly investigates haunted locations, what time of the day or night has the most paranormal phenomena, they will probably all say the same thing: 3 A.M. The Witching Hour. Maybe it’s the significance of the heavy... Continue Reading →

Never Have I Ever: Paranormal Edition

October isn't the only spooky time of year. In spring comes fog and what comes with fog? Ghosts. FACT. So...I want to hear your ghost stories! And to that end, I've put together some paranormal "Never Have I Ever" prompts for you guys. I'll be posting a spooky anecdote every day for a week starting... Continue Reading →

apathy: a poem

for someone who doesn’t care i sure do care a lot apathy is only painful when it’s a mask covering a whole lot of pathy a whole lot of feelings a whole lot of love and pangs if i was really apathetic i wouldn’t keep pulling people aside to tell them to prove to them... Continue Reading →

My Year in Art and Writing

A lot has changed this year, even just art-wise for me. In the spirit of reflection, I thought I'd compare some of the stuff I made early in the year to the stuff I made later. Hopefully I've improved a little bit. The top row is drawn in ink, and the bottom row is drawn... Continue Reading →

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