#BAMARUSH

July 2019 “How do I even shop for this? What do they wear in the south?” I pondered, pausing. “And when did you buy dresses for this...

New Mouth (sestina)

I found myself falling in love with the way words fell out of your mouth. The way you slipped your feet into boots, focusing on the floor...

sharing soap

Here's a collaborative sestina my creative writing class wrote with me. I started and finished it with a few lines and edited their work...

Missing Blue (fiction)

I often picture that my mind is on a string tied to yours and the connecting knot has grown too complex to ever completely separate them....

New Punch

Hair too short to pull far Bangs too long to brush out of eyes Makes for heavy communication Under the weight of a burning mind Halo...

"Won't Be Near" Lyrics

My cheeks are stained With real tears this time A wet mess has been made And I can't stop crying I gave you my heart You couldn't care...

"Settle For Yourself" Lyrics

I guess you're all alone now Guess you finally made that happen For yourself She offered to pick you up From your local train station You...

"5AM" Lyrics

It's 5AM in the morning baby Didn't fall asleep last night 'Cause you didn't kiss my goodbye But I remember one thing I remember that...

At Last High Five

Show me once more how it feels to fly Show me you fail at pretending to try You watch my fickle face as your lies come alive I watch my...

Sweater Forever

Wearing white dress, dressed in Sunday’s best, trying hard to trick the one you once tried to impress. Back to friends now and forever,...

In the Throes

Wilting, bruised like a broken heart, weak pink petals fall into a pit of what could have been. What– with more water, care, care, and...

2021 Inauguration Poem

In my poetry writing class today, after analyzing Amanda Gorman's beautiful poem from a couple days ago, our teacher assigned us to write...

disordered

mind racing all the time clock it winds i’m losing kind towards myself i tear apart my beating heart i’m losing fine surely slipping...

"Tag" Lyrics

Show you a good time Run across the room Still chasing you Although your mine Don’t give me the attention Tell me, "Baby it’s alright"...

My favorite lyrics. Ever.

One of my favorite questions to ask people is, "What's your favorite lyric?" Few people automatically think of a line that left an...

"If U Need 2 Cry" Lyrics

Intro “Why did you do it?” “Well, you, you looked lonely and a bit frightened. But it just happens that I am too.” “You, lonely and...

"I Miss The Days" Lyrics

Verse 1 You read me like a book Said all of my words before they Poured out of my mouth When we first met Said all you could do Was look...

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