My Poetry

Do Not Touch.

She can wear what she wants. She can walk down the street naked, and you still would not have the right to violate her. If someone leaves the door to their house open, does that give you the right to walk in? To caress their couches, examine their personal pictures on the wall, sleep in… Continue reading Do Not Touch.

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Short Stories

Beyond the Face.

She injected the transaction with politeness and respect as the cashier scanned her large cookie, hot Cheetos, gummy bears, and liter of grape soda. That sweetness she was pinched for as a kid if she didn’t do is what ignited what the cashier said next. “Thank you,” she smiled, shamefully grabbing her bag of snacks.… Continue reading Beyond the Face.

A Day In My Life, Adventures of a Bookworm

Adventures of a Bookworm: Humpday Happiness

I just found out that the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hold a WEEKLY, yes weekly, dollar book sale on the steps at the main public library on Wednesdays. I go to their book sale every second Saturday, but they have one every single week! Oh my, my, my, my my. But, it's… Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Humpday Happiness

My Opinions

The Maternal Embodiment of the Patriarch.

When a mysterious foreigner named Count Dracula sails to England from Transylvania,   Victorian life is flipped, and traditions become flipped along with their lives. Women are not acting like women, and men are not acting like men. The blame is traced back to the impact of Dracula. Dracula quickly becomes a threat to Victorian… Continue reading The Maternal Embodiment of the Patriarch.

Reader Recognition

Recognized Reader: Kori

Time to recognize a reader. Someone who’s been active, engaging, and supportive on my blog all last month and has gotten my attention… The recognized reader is fellow WordPress blogger, Kori!  (a picture that represents her) A Little About Kori:  She loves tostadas She loves animals, even though "she is probably allergic to half of them". Her… Continue reading Recognized Reader: Kori

Announcements

I’m On YouTube!

Click here to subscribe to my YouTube! My first post will be next Sunday! Big and exciting things are happening on my blog in 2017. The first of many great announcements is the introduction of my YouTube! I have officially joined YouTube and I would love for you all to subscribe to it! If reading pedantic posts all… Continue reading I’m On YouTube!

My Dreams While I Sleep

Paralyzing Dreams.

Philosopher-Neuroscientist Antti Revonusuo in Finland developed a theory that states, “The biological function of dreaming is to simulate threatening events, and to rehearse threat perception and threat avoidance”. These types of dreams are called “threat simulations”, and these type of dreamers are said to survive more often than other dreamers… Imagine you open your eyes,… Continue reading Paralyzing Dreams.

My Opinions

Santa Claus Sounds Like a Rapist…

Happy Holidays! Now that I got the happy part out of the way, time for the bleak stuff…I never thought about this until now, but the idea of Santa is peculiar. And, he kind of sounds like a rapist.   He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake! He knows when you've… Continue reading Santa Claus Sounds Like a Rapist…

My Opinions

The “Gimme” Spirit Has Replaced the Christmas Spirit.

Christmas is no longer about blankets of snow draped over houses and lawns, or a pile of marshmallows plopped on steaming hot chocolate, or holiday cheer being belched through the radio, or a chubby bearded man in a warm red suit.   And it is definitely not about the day they say is Jesus’s birthday.… Continue reading The “Gimme” Spirit Has Replaced the Christmas Spirit.

One-liners

The Guidelines of Feminism

Does men giving up their seats for women interfere with–or go against– equality and feminism, or is chivalry a loophole that trumps it all?   Comment your thoughts below! And don't forget to subscribe below for a personalized zine, and other exclusive subscriber privileges! Also remember: all likes and comments on posts from now until… Continue reading The Guidelines of Feminism