Algorithms Attempt to Mimic God

It's around 4am when I wake up coughing. I want to ignore the disturbance and go back to sleep, but I hear my higher self telling me to get the hell up and drink water. I bat away my usual thoughts that I'm dehydrated as I wiggle my arm from under my little one's head. … Continue reading Algorithms Attempt to Mimic God

The Experience

... and then I left my body. I hadn't known nothingness before. My senses couldn't detect anything. If time was here, I didn't know how much of it came and went. I felt, thought, and imagined nothing about the nothingness. Then the stillness moved. The darkness penetrated so deep it became bright, black sunlight. The … Continue reading The Experience

Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

If you missed it, I’m pregnant. I’m feeling all the things you imagine I’d be feeling and more. Then amplify those ideas infinitely. I never knew such joy and anxiety could swirl together like a perfectly made PB&J sandwich. It’s a delicious nostalgia of youthfulness, but also all that sugar in the jam, the peanut … Continue reading Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

Your Secrets’ Keeper

Ever shared a big secret? A secret you felt would tarnish the self created image you've curated? I've been sharing my self altering secrets over the course of almost 2 years with my partner. There aren't many, but they were real enough I felt embarrassed to keep them hidden. Like almost all of us, we … Continue reading Your Secrets’ Keeper

Resonance

I'm out of words to say. No. What I mean is I feel everything needing to be said has already been given life through the sound of feeling and thought. Does that mean I stay quiet? Sometimes I'm too frustrated to sing the chorus again. Everyone knows the chorus. The bridge. The opening line sometimes … Continue reading Resonance