Posts from category: love.

  • love, personal, writing

    i fell in love with a dog.

    At 24, I'm lucky enough to have felt love in many forms: familial, romantic, and platonic.  But, until around the age of 22, I wasn't able to experience what it was like to have a pet, specifically the loving bond between a human and their dog. I don't think it's a secret that Tobi and I have been fostering for Muttville Senior Dog Rescue on and off for the past two years. After...

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  • love, personal, writing

    when to cut out shitty people

    I'd really like to tell everyone about my experiences in Portland without injecting some important moment of clarity in there-- but of course, that wouldn't be authentic to my style of writing, and honestly, I cannot see Portland without a particular event colouring the entire trip. That being said, Portland was wonderful. Portland is a strange place because it reminds me so much of San Francisco, but more relaxed and...

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  • love, personal, writing

    love archives // constellation: you.

    Note: I am starting a new series where I post up some of my writing from long, long ago-- mostly predating this blog. Most of this is raw, unedited work, but sometimes it's nice to revisit a previous work and turn it into something more than what it once was. Enjoy. This piece in particular, is one written about my "first real adult love."

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  • love, personal, writing

    i keep carrying you with me: how to let go.

    I don't know if I'll ever understand why people carry so much love for certain physical things. Growing up, I never treasured a childhood blankie, or loved a stuffed animal so much that time and wear ravaged it into a dirty rag or sliver of its former glory. The only thing I've really held dear is a leather jacket I received as a Christmas present from my mother-- which I've had for eight years-- and...

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