Flash Fiction: In My Dream, or, the Fountain of Youth

For obvious reasons, real names have been changed. David is not the name of the person in my dream. We’ll leave it at that. And yes, this was MY dream from MY brain, so please don’t steal this and claim it as your own. Thanks! “Closer, closer,” the wind says. I am having a hard … Continue reading

In Which the Velvet Is Tipped

Yes, I am talking about the BBC film adaptation of Sarah Waters’ novel Tipping the Velvet (which is  a slang term for oral sex performed on a girl), the story of Nan Astley, a lesbian in Victorian England. I watched the three part mini series with my boyfriend the other night as part of some … Continue reading

In Which I am Haunted

And here I thought I was well shot of you. Well the prize for common ignorance goes to me. Because you, you of all people, showed up in my dream last night. A dream of ex boyfriends, ex flirtations, ex…loves. And in this dream I visit him, with the roommates who drink beer all the … Continue reading

In Which I Make Late New Year’s Resolutions

1. Eat better – Yeah yeah, you’ve heard this one before from everyone and your mom but I’m serious. I have resolved to remember that I don’t have to stuff myself to enjoy food and that my diet must be balanced if I ever want my body to respond by having more energy. 2. Have … Continue reading

In Which Another Semester Begins

School is going to start in a week and I’m already so exhausted. This past semester I auditioned for a theatrical version of “The Handmaid’s Tale” being put on by my school, UC Denver. However, I auditioned before I signed up for spring classes and upon realizing that I had two night classes and a … Continue reading

Dexter, or, Are You Afraid of the Dark…

I have been watching far too much of Showtime’s Dexter lately. As in, 6 episodes a day kind of too much. But here’s the thing: it’s so intriguing! I can’t help it. How is it that this show has managed to create a character who is socially awkward and, oh yeah, a serial killer, so … Continue reading