I Am From…

I am from Jaysun and Anne Stockdell-Giesler, from an artist and a writer. From learning to never end a sentence with a preposition by the age of 6 and laughing along as my math homework stumped even my father. I am from a long history of English degrees, of creative writing and PhD’s. From the…

Wildflower

I was born a chrysanthemum, blooming in the fall and finding home in cold winters. Wrapped myself in my mother and father, the three of us always growing as one. Beautiful and soft, full of layers and layers of petals of which the years would pull apart slowly revealing the center of who I was…

Playlists For People Who No Longer Read These Words

Grow Up // Paramore Seashore // The Regrettes Real Friends // Camilla Cabello Two Ghosts // Harry Styles Paper Hearts // Silver Trees For Pessimist I’m Pretty Optimistic // Paramore Babe // Sugarland All You Had To Do Was Stay // Taylor Swift Forgiveness // Paramore Find What You’re Looking For // Olivia O’Brien Should’ve…

Rewrite The Written

They say I have your words your state of mind and your empathetic demeanor. They say I carry you and your heart alongside mine and your pen in my hand. Am I your walking ghost? Am I a disarrayed collection of all you were, masked behind all your features and my own green eyes? I…