i want to ask the happiest person in the world whether it was worth it, all the sacrifices he made … More

men into blocks

if you take a flat map and move wooden blocks upon it strategically, the thing looks well, the blocks behave … More


inner beauty can fade, too

conjure images

before they had kids, if asked to conjure images of parenthood they would have said things like “reading in bed,” … More

each other’s pain

in sickness and in sickness. that is what i wish for you. don’t seek or expect miracles. there are no … More

i picture you

i picture you leaving your coat on the hood. wallet and keys. the crisp envelope.  we all know what it’s … More

at the letting go

if you were wise enough to know that this life would consist mostly of letting go of things you wanted, … More

calcifying my shame

  i wanted to skim over that night, calcifying my shame into something blurry and manageable, like a rumor about … More

let us all unite

i’m sorry, but i don’t want to be an emperor. that’s not my business. i don’t want to rule or … More

said and done

there was so much to be said and nothing to be done but nothing was said and too much was … More


there are moments that cry out to be fulfilled. like, telling someone you love them. or giving your money away, … More

today we’ll change tomorrow

a brand new tSG.

// 6.5 years @ the spark group — Hi Friends, Six and a half years ago, The Spark Group was … More


— [ uncertainty ] is an uncomfortable position. but [ certainty ] is an absurd one. — × voltaire ×

in either case

  sometimes i think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes i think we’re not. in either case, the idea … More

and all of a sudden

why exactly do you find the monarchy endearing? ··· well, because it’s so vulnerable. you eliminate one person. and all … More

bullshit emotions

you say that emotions are overrated. but that’s bullshit. [ .emotions are all we’ve got. ]


i spend a lot of time thinking about words and how beautiful and powerful and inspiring they can be. but … More