• Anna commented on the post, handle 1 year, 7 months ago

    Handle with care. Packages say this. I’m not a package, but why shouldn’t I come with the same warning? Does being human automatically make me more able to handle being tossed around haplessly? Does it mean you shouldn’t think twice about damaging me? Because that sucks. It sucks a lot, but it’s how life treats us. So thanks for that, Life. Thanks…[Read more]

  • Anna commented on the post, backpack 1 year, 8 months ago

    I can fit at least a month’s worth of my life into my backpack. Like, I wouldn’t need anything else. It always fascinates me how you can have so much shit strewn about and pack it all up into your backpack and it fits. If only I could have fit you in there. Maybe then, I could retrieve you now that you’ve gone away.

  • Anna commented on the post, camp 1 year, 10 months ago

    I never went to summer camp. Too poor. It’s a rite of passage for American kids, though, isn’t it? Maybe that’s why my first kiss wasn’t until I was 19 and I never learned to swim. Maybe that’s why I can’t write a book about a summer romance… Maybe not going to camp is why I never experienced the proverbial “summer.”

  • Anna commented on the post, stunts 2 years, 4 months ago

    Constraints–such as the 60-second time limit on these prompts–don’t allow much room to perform any writing stunts.

  • Anna commented on the post, compete 3 years, 1 month ago

    “Don’t let them be better than you.” We’re told that everyday in some way or another. When we’re kids, we have to get better grades. Teens, better SO’s. Adults, better jobs, cars, families, hobbies. Fuck it. Compete only with yourself.