Category Archives: thinky

there comes a time

there comes a time in your life when self-indulgence grows unappealing. namely the parade of escape and isolation: alcohol, cleanses, selfish writing, vapid online content consumption, exercise, whatnot. I don’t want to be so obsessed with myself, especially factors I … Continue reading

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narcissists

no one, including me, is open open to rejection and vulnerability they’d much rather cling to an impossible ideal or a romanticized version of an ex lover or a conglomerate of several because no one wants love love is danger, … Continue reading

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Romantic Responsibility

Here I am, twelve days into my second breakup in four months. My long-term relationship, one I thought was going to last for life, ended November 1st. I can’t say I didn’t see it coming. He was the official plug … Continue reading

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Truth

If there’s one thing I’ve found to be true it my short life on this planet, it’s this: That thing, person, state-of-being, concept, or whatever you’re holding onto the tightest? That which you can’t possibly see yourself living life without? … Continue reading

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This Is 30

Back in 2008, Kanye West released his first artsy/ experimental album, 808s & Heartbreak. I’m a huge fan of Kanye’s last two albums, but I never really gave 808s a solid listen to until very recently. The second track, “Welcome … Continue reading

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When you’re unemployed

When you’re unemployed, car-less, surviving on low-paying temps jobs, and living with your mother in a suburb, getting a call from a recruiter about a job paying 6k less than you were making in your heyday feels like winning the … Continue reading

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When I’m unemployed

When I’m unemployed, I sit on the kitchen counter top, playing with my phone and eating plantain chips. This particular batch of chips is far too salty. So salty that it, frankly, angers me. The salt is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Cover Letter: Realistic

Dear Hiring Manager, I came across your career listing on monster/career builder/craigslist. Well, yours and several others I haphazardly opened up in convenient separate tabs. After checking my facebook, gmail, instagram, catching up on the hottest celebrity gossip, and arguing with a … Continue reading

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