Thursday? Tuneage + Poetry

I named my last post after a line in Nâzım Hikmet’s “On Living,” and the quotation at the end is from the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. I originally wanted the title to be after something more in the vein of Darwish but thought Himet was more appropriate. I wasn’t familiar with them before posting, but I’m definitely interested particularly as Darwish has an activist section … Continue reading Thursday? Tuneage + Poetry

You’ll Plant Olive Trees

Hello readers, I’m at that age where everyone I knew in high school has kids, and now even one of my best friends is pregnant, so I’ll be attending a baby shower! I can’t say I’ve never been to one before as I’m thinking of my many ates, but I know I haven’t been to a wedding (that I remember)(I was a child), so invite me … Continue reading You’ll Plant Olive Trees

My #Pokemon20

Pokemon turned twenty years old last month, and while I can barely name a pocket monster beyond the original 151, the franchise still occupies such a space in my heart that I’m really disappointed Pokemon Go didn’t come out on the 26th??? So in honor of feeling like an ancient Kabuto fossil, I wanted to share some of my Pokemon memories. I feel like some … Continue reading My #Pokemon20