Episode 26 – Natural disasters & the Woolsey fire

Hello lovely listeners! This episode is different because I am in my friend’s flat today. Why? The Woolsey Fire. Everything is on fire. My home is near the fire and we were told to prepare to evacuate. Not helped by the Santa Ana winds. Anyways, the acoustics in my friend’s flat are much different than…

Episode 11 – Hysteria, Loneliness & Period Sex

Tune in to Episode 11 of Achingly Polite for a scintillating chat about Hysteria, Loneliness & Period sex. You can find Achingly Polite on iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! Subscribe subscribe subscribe! Rate 5 stars and leave a review! Download JuiceBox on iOS with the code POLITE for your first…

You will not dry me

You will not dry me   The gladiolus in his drooped decay Sinewy bend for upside-down blooms like the wishbone of gardens. Severed ends, Rootless, he slurps In silent desperation As only a leaf’s width away In her pinstriped suit, calathea in salutation greets the sun   Perhaps punishment for poison, yet pothos tangles in…

He’d Say

Yet not this time. This time, You Are Pathetic. I only asked just to hear you say no. And on we went, or so it seemed. In endless circling of looped fray, returning to the same point of insecurity. Like the gnarled oak or leggy teen, both on forever from opposing sides of mortality’s fence….

Try to count the petals on a daisy

Try to count the petals on a daisy its pollined center the dust of butterfly flight Punctured to crown the most basic Queen of gardened lawn Prickling through my imagination elsewhere in my mind I play with those long gone and long for those yet to come Through paned glass, dampened cloth I still see…

Different creatures, you and I

We are different creatures, you and I. We laugh at different jokes and cry at different times. While we look alike, we’ll never be the same. Let us each go our own way and tread two separate paths. What is for you is lovely, but it mightn’t be for me. Happiness for all of us,…

Episode 05 – Catcalling, RSD & Queefing

Tune in to Episode 05 of Achingly Polite where I chat about Catcalling, RSD (Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria) and Queefing. On iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! Spotify still hasn’t approved me but whatever I’m not crying you’re crying. Please rate me 5 stars and leave a silly comment! Come across…

A poem for my faraway friends

Faraway friends I love you so The lists where trusted hand spills truth through ink a firm rebuttle to the intrusive thought that nobody likes me for you do Not to sound trite the millennial in her pink thanks god for social media at once an unfair glimpse into the best angles of the world’s…