‘Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda’ – Becky Albertalli

Book Review   “Sometimes it seems like everyone knows who I am except me.”       I. Am. Speechless. Well, not literally. Of course, I have words upon words to say about this book, but I want to (need to) keep this book review slightly shorter. Mostly because one of my last book reviews … More ‘Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda’ – Becky Albertalli

Woman

A Poem     Why must I sit with my legs closed? Why, if I don’t, is it considered an open invitation? Why must my skirt be long and my shirt be high? Why is my body a sexual object? Why may I not complain about these incessant cramps? Why am I not allowed to … More Woman

Insomnia.

A Short Story   Sleep is like a mortal’s version of time travel. The hours speed by when you’re unconscious, but the slightest hint of insomnia, and it feels like the clock has stopped. I think of Her on nights like these. I wonder if Her infinite sleep means anything. Does She feel it, too? … More Insomnia.

Stardust

A Dialogue.     So, you don’t like them? I didn’t say that. You didn’t have to. Your face said it the whole night. What do you want me to say? It doesn’t matter what I want you to say. They’re my best friends. Can’t you like them simply because I love them? Do you? … More Stardust