I plan, you plan, we all plan

When I thought of creating a fresh new blog, I thought to myself that perhaps I should re-post some of my favorite pieces from my old blog. But it feels like I wrote those an eternity ago, and I feel so different and so changed. I figured that the best thing I could do for myself is start anew.

I have no plans for this. No promises that “I’m going to blog every day/week/month”. No stating “this is for book reviews/quotes/short stories/bits of my life/etc.” Because I have no idea what will become of it. I don’t know what I’ll wind up posting. I don’t know if I will end up abandoning it next week, or next year. I’ve found that making intricate plans only leads to failure and disappointment in my life, so I’m beginning to take things as they come. 

What I do know, is that I needed a place to put things so that they can form a little order in my mind. This is that place. 



At times I am struck by


at the immense beauty of the world

& at times

I feel as though I am drowning

in the selfishness and despair that seems to plague our very