Time To Wake Up

Diplomacy is difficult. Especially when you’re explaining to a giant forest full of pixies and Miyazaki-esque kodama that a nuclear winter is going to happen. I mean, I get what the kodama said–their home is the trees, and the trees can’t exactly run away, but… …yeah, with dreams like that, it was definitely time to […]


WE WILL EAT YOUR SOOOOOOOOUL. I often take pictures of owls and send them to a friend. This one got a full 10 minutes of silence before my phone buzzed. “Is it just me or are they kind of creepy?” To which I replied, “It’s not just you. They’re creepy as fuck.” “Oh. Good. I […]

Perception, Memory, Attention, Habit

You stop smelling violets after a while; the receptors in your nose get tired. Which makes me think about perception–the things we get tired of seeing and so ignore, or the things that numb us into acceptance. Sharp moments of recognition and absurdity that open doors, and how fleeting they are. I’ve begun to be […]

Subconscious Gas Bubbles

So, I’m developing a girlcrush on Sarah Rees Brennan, for her Gothic Tuesdays. This week’s winner was Collie Wilkins’s Woman in White. (Project Gutenburg can hook you up too.) LAURA: I’m going to tell Sir Percy Cruelpants that I will marry him, but I love another, so he won’t want to marry me. MARIAN: Well, […]