It’s been a welcome relief not to wear a mask in the increasingly hot weather, however I can’t help but be governed by my brain. My brain, like all of ours, which has been responding to collective trauma for a while now, finds it hard to think long term. And the fear we had instilled upon us doesn’t simply dissipate with the announcement of easing of restrictions.Continue reading “Pandemic Poem #47 / On The Easing Of Restrictions”
I wanted to write a poem about how we don’t give enough credit to endings. About how we fret and mourn over things ending, when more often than not, things an ending is a wonderful and freeing thing.Continue reading “Pandemic Poetry #46 / Here’s To Endings”
I don’t know who else needs to hear this but it’s okay if you enjoyed some parts of isolation. It’s okay if 2020 has given you gifts. It’s okay to be feeling like you’re in a better place now than you were at the start of the year. Continue reading “Pandemic Poem #41 / A Letter to Myself Now Lockdown Is Over”
I’ve been in a funk lately (haven’t we all?).
I was feeling exhausted and lonely and like my life is just an amorphous blob of time with endless ways to fill it, none of which seem more compelling than watching Glee on Netflix.Continue reading “Pandemic Poem #32 / View From My Desk”
In times of crisis we turn to what’s most important – connection, stories, and the comfort of home.
How are you doing today?