Single at 32.

Dear You, To begin, you are not actually single at 32, or at least, not yet. While you are indeed currently single, you are only 22, although that number is quickly creeping forward. Does this scare you? It shouldn’t. You still have many years before you breach 30 and tumble into a wretched existence. As…

The River

There is a river beside the trees that flows around the broken glass and hurries through the trays of ash that choke the birds and fumble words and smother all the roses. It winds around the crumbling brick, surging past half-painted walls and echoing through empty halls to wane and crash break back and splash…

Colouring Books: The Importance of Black Representation in Literature

Recently, I have been trying to get back into creative writing, and in the course of that, I’ve found myself digging up old short stories and poems from my high school portfolio. There’s one short play in particular that comes to mind, about a young girl and her strained relationship with her absent father, who…