Something different

Something interesting happened to me the other day. A tiny little green turtle made its way to my foot when I was walking at the park. My family and I stood there observing the tiny turtle making it’s way down the road. It was one of the most beautiful things that has ever happened toContinue reading “Something different”

An Unexpected, Meaningful, and Unforgettable Ending

When I found out that one of my students was no longer on my attendance roster, I couldn’t believe it. I couldn’t believe it because school is over next week. This student taught me something about endings: endings can become unexpected at any moment. I was not prepared to see him go because I thoughtContinue reading “An Unexpected, Meaningful, and Unforgettable Ending”

3 Writerly Things I Notice

#1. Writing in Movies  The other day I was watching a romance movie that you could say had nothing to do with writing. As always, I tend to find the writerly things in movies. In the movie, a woman gets a heart transplant. A year later, she sends a letter of thanks to the familyContinue reading “3 Writerly Things I Notice”

These Lines Belong in Love Letters

I’m going to start a poetry series in which I share poetry lines that move me and why they move me. Sometimes I really believe I can turn anything into a you. by #MelissaLozada-Oliva from “I’m So Lonely I Grow a New Hymen” I love symbols and symbolism. When I see specific things, sometimes IContinue reading “These Lines Belong in Love Letters”