I Wrote A Parody of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18

This is an experiment in writing the opposite of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 I wasn’t going for accuracy, but for the most insult per line! I hope you all have a laugh and enjoy! Shall I compare thee to a horse’s arse? Thou art more loathsome and repugnant. Thine pimples more numerous than the stars. Methink’stContinue reading “I Wrote A Parody of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18”

Art: A Universal Language, A Universal Healing

If art were not a universal language, would we as viewers and consumers of art experience such intense emotions that run the gambit from exuberance to despair? Running with the idea that art is a universal language that can overcome differences in cultures and languages, it is easy to see how art brings about evenContinue reading “Art: A Universal Language, A Universal Healing”

I Wrote Another Poem

Almost Home As I close my eyes and try to drift off to sleep I hear the hum of the engine and the whoosh of the road under the tires. I feel you take my hand and kiss my knuckles, whispering “we’ll be home soon.” I feel the steady tremble of the car as itContinue reading “I Wrote Another Poem”

Good Omens Inspires

Good Omens has served as an inspiration to many people since its 2019 premier on Amazon Prime. The show has sparked the creativity of artists, writers, cosplayers, prop makers, and dozens more creative people too numerous to list. It is the writers of Good Omens fan works in particular who have captivated me the mostContinue reading “Good Omens Inspires”

Crossroads: Part Six, Conclusion

From my point of view as an individual who has endured countless hours of abuse at the hands of my father, and as one who has tasted success in the academic world, I know that life has its difficulties. My purpose for writing my memoir is to achieve some sort of reprieve from the innerContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Six, Conclusion”

Crossroads: Part Five, University & Present Day

After graduating from high school in 2010, I started to feel that the weight of the world was lifting. I started the one newest chapters of my life at university that fall. At university, I had friends with whom I would spend nearly all of my time. I never lived on campus, but I wouldContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Five, University & Present Day”

Crossroads: Part Four, High School

High school was the beginning of a fresh start. I was inducted into the Senior Beta Club and I joined the Future Business Leaders of America, also known as FBLA. I began to laugh more and live more. I started to go to the movies and I felt more alive than I have in soContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Four, High School”

Crossroads: Part Three, Adolescence

Adolescence brought with it an entirely new set of challenges. There I struggled with my past and the now disintegrated relationship with my father. As I got older, my understanding of what in endured grew more and more concrete. As a young child in elementary school, I was bubbly and outgoing. That changed slowly overContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Three, Adolescence”

Crossroads: Part Two, Childhood

I have four half-sisters and six half-brothers. I am my mother’s only child, while my father has children from previous relationships. My early years in school were very productive, though I was often sick. In kindergarten, I missed about eighty days from school because I was out sick with various illnesses. There was not everContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Two, Childhood”

Crossroads: Part One, Introduction

The clock chimes four as the afternoon sun pours through my windows this crisp, October afternoon. Sitting here at my desk, I began to reflect upon my life and the path this journey has taken me so far. I see glimpses of the past like photos on a wall. I feel the warmth of theContinue reading “Crossroads: Part One, Introduction”

Trying Something Different

Over the next couple of weeks, I want to try something different. I will be starting a mini series of sorts. I plan for it to be autobiographical, and a reflection on some things in the past, as well as up to present day. It’s not a particularly long history; I’ve only been around forContinue reading “Trying Something Different”