Why don’t you want me?

Why don’t you want me?

Are you going to talk me afterwards if we have sex? I felt his breath on my neck, his naked skin against mine. Of course, I just can't stay the night.  That answer was good enough for me, even thought it really wasn't. The door shuts behind him after he leaves my dorm. I wait [...]

When you go balls deep

When you go balls deep

I'm moving to California, ma! I was so certain of my future before it even began. Senior year of college I spent hours at my laptop researching jobs out on the west coast. I dreamt of grazing the warm sand with my hands and touching the Pacific coast with my bare feet. Lips pursed against [...]

Empty pizza boxes & stained coffee mugs.

Empty pizza boxes & stained coffee mugs.

This time was different.  *** The giant tower stood before me. "WELCOME, UMASS CLASS OF 2015" the banner read in bold crimson letters. 15th floor. Corner room. A lofted bed. My mother's fight to hold back her tears. We had already unloaded my father's truck of Rubbermaid plastic drawers, a $12.99 bright blue desk lamp [...]

A millennial’s unsolicited career advice.

A millennial’s unsolicited career advice.

I feel like I give unsolicited advice all the time. Like, something will happen to me and I'm like YO THIS WORKED FOR ME ONE TIME THIS SHOULD BE ADDED TO THE CONSTITUTION OR SOMETHING. Most of the time I don't really know what I'm talking about but I just go with it because I'm [...]

Soggy chicken tenders.

Soggy chicken tenders.

Every time I get a new job, this is usually how conversations go down: Me: I got a new job!!!! Friend: Congrats! Is this job #5? Me: No!!!!! …..number 4. *mumbles* Friend: You cray. Basically, I'm always working. Ask anyone. At this moment, I have a thousands of things going on. There are event emails I need to answer, [...]