Friday Night Dreams

Since I was a sixth grader, football has confused me.  Back then I pretended to care and even stayed up to watch the Redskins win the Superbowl so that I could discuss the game in detail with my friends at school.  In high school, I went to football games but was secretly memorizing all the… More Friday Night Dreams

Eff the Journey, I Need a Destination!

June 22nd, 2015, I drove off in a black rental Chrysler towards New England.  My head rested against the headrest pulsing with that first day road tripping energy.  I couldn’t wait to cross the Maryland-Delaware state line; my first state out of the area. Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph” and Wiz Kalifa’s “See You Again” looped as… More Eff the Journey, I Need a Destination!

The Premiere

The leaves sizzle on the wind dangling in crowds like kids on monkey bars. They twinkle in the early evening sky: stripes of green, yellow, brown. I see them for the first time, truly alive, declaring silence and stillness in breathy whispers. Masses of box-squared frames speed past; their owners vacuumed into a throbbing cacophony.… More The Premiere

Heart: Open

Thick burgundy liquid stains the floor and it spreads like the tentacles of an octopus, bitter-sweet memories reach in every direction with my heart at the center; it lies Open– Drumming against the cherry wood Beat, beat, beating. A new song Bleeds out; it pulses Crisp Breaths of Possibility. Can you hear it knocking?


Silenced voices haunt the rooms pressing me to question myself. Abandoned and left with words and pictures from the past I crouch in the moonlight counting the seconds till morn’. Like a lone leaf, I pirouette down off the branch and tighten on the grass, pleading the sun to rise.