Rejection Letter from Hermeneutic Chaos

For the Jane Lumley prize, not general publication: “We always look forward to reading literature that moves us, excites our aesthetic sensibilities, and inspires our imagination to explore realms that are unique and enthusiastic. And there was much to admire in your work as it presented to us a narrative landscape stunningly wrought with haunting […]

Unsent Draft Text to Disappearing Girl

And now to lead with something nicer… Unstudied shades lurk and swirl A rose without thorns would be less sweet A chance is asked but not demanded A five for changing A faery for blaming A tweak-ed weekend Becomes all the choices made Assume not nor slander Webs of darts and malice surround But the […]

Planning and Execution

Job applications Send them off into the ether And never hear back Or get interviewed and rejected Time and time again Criminal record to back you up No way out of it this time Time to be certain and strong Time to remain on the uplink You must build and rebuild Build portfolios and expertise […]