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All My Plants Are Dying: Things I’m Sitting With By Way of Elaborate Metaphor

Our Plants, Our Selves I have a confession to make- I can't seem to keep a plant alive. I'm envious of people like my mother, who can look at a plant and recognize its needs: too much water, too little, not enough sun. In my case, though, I think my plants die less of misread … Continue reading All My Plants Are Dying: Things I’m Sitting With By Way of Elaborate Metaphor

On Music: Fiona Apple’s ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

What is there left to say about Fiona Apple that hasn’t already been said? From various sources since the release of her new album, Fetch the Bolt Cutters, she’s been dubbed both “the voice of the pandemic” and “the voice of the Me Too era”. Various ‘thinkpieces’ laud her as some sort of patron saint … Continue reading On Music: Fiona Apple’s ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

On Books, Poetry Edition: Frank O’Hara

One of the last books I picked up from work before everything closed down was The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara. It's an interesting collection to pick up during a time of self isolation as unlike a lot of other poets I've read, these poems focus externally and observe the kind of social experiences that … Continue reading On Books, Poetry Edition: Frank O’Hara