Sometimes I feel like there’s something in my chest trying to bubble out, and I don’t know what it is. I think it would be more bearable if I did know, but maybe not. Yesterday was my dad’s birthday, and all he did was go out for lunch at a cheap mediocre Chinese buffet the … Continue reading Incubation
I've just gotten back from a science communication conference called ComSciCon, started a few years ago by some really awesome astro PhD students at Harvard. I am totally blown away by their initiative in putting together what is now an annual national conference and the crazy amount of time they put into this while simultaneously … Continue reading Back from ComSciCon!
I know a guy who lost his mother in high school, and he is so even-keeled and unflappable and successful, I don’t understand it. Every day, I see him in lab, and I want to ask him, “How are you so normal and functional? Do you ever dream about her? How can you live without … Continue reading grief spasms
I finally went to workshop again last Monday, and at the end, David asked me where my book was. I wasn't planning to put together a chapbook particularly soon, but then I went through all of my poems, did some editing and submitting, and realized I had ~80 workshopped poems from the past few years. After paring … Continue reading Update: putting together the chapbook!