A Sky Without Stars: Light Pollution & Human Health

The daylight hours stretch and yawn – extending themselves into the blue edges of the night. I awaken to stars and remind myself that soon they will change – my navigable position on this planet under a glittering sky. This intergenerational knowledge passed into my mind as a child is far older than anyone inContinue reading “A Sky Without Stars: Light Pollution & Human Health”

Prima – A Poem

Prima She listens to the world move[beat,two-three,beat]like old people listen to talk radio.And flutters in her own world,wild thing,she programs an image to her brain: reality it crashes. Much like a ballet,she falls when she fears the music is stopping.[pressing her cheek against her knee]Then valiantly she jumps and spins,[twirlingtwo, three,spinningtwo, three] But eventually, allContinue reading “Prima – A Poem”

Why I Never Expect Apologies

What Is An Apology? We define “apology” as “a regretful acknowledgment of an offense or failure” as a paraphrase of multiple dictionaries. I have struggled with apologies for as long as I can remember. At one point I was the person that said “I’m sorry” in response to everything. What I found out the hardContinue reading “Why I Never Expect Apologies”