That is to say, without even realizing—in the last year, I died. Or at least, part of me did.


Is the notion of being in one’s prime another version of “having it all?” Or is it simply about the physical body and sex, and less about self-actualization?

The Psychic

A poem for my late father, written during his favorite season and one in which I was searching.


I almost named this poem "Lacuna."

The Failure Résumé

"Analyzing one’s failures can lead to the type of introspection that helps us grow—as well as show that the path to success isn’t a straight line."

My best advice about marriage

A couple years ago, at a girlfriend’s bachelorette party, she made a point to come around to the married attendees and asked for our best advice about marriage. Here's what I told her.