A slightly self-deprecating, humorous analysis of how a few extra pounds have affected my entire life. This runs in a stream of consciousness style, from the perspective of a yoga class.
Make the World Spin — Socio/Political
A sharply-focused view on rape culture and its effect on the lives of women around the world. This piece takes a more personal angle after multiple incidents of sexual harassment, and ends in a plea for a better world.
How to Become Invisible — Short Story
A short story that won first place in the Arrowhead Literary Magazine, 2016. Ann-Marie and her brother, Paul, find themselves in a most unexpected adventure one winter, and learn the art of becoming invisible.
The Gateway Chronicles — Book Review
A comprehensive, thoughtful analysis of the young adult fantasy series, The Six by K.B. Hoyle, written for Rise Up Daily. This is both a praise and critique of the various elements, characters, and plot devices she uses.
WOMAN — Artistic Collaboration
WOMAN is an artistic collaboration with illustrator Kaitlin Rose Slattery, in which we pair my poetry with her illustrations. The project centers around various women who are asked to define themselves in one word each.
Where is Beauty? — Educational Analysis
Detailed study and analysis of Buzzfeed’s “51 Most Beautiful Quotes from Literature” article as voted upon by the general public. This explores the general themes, literal and metaphorical language used within said quotes, and the point of view from which they are expressed.