The Librarian

There is a librarian who organizes fluttering memories. The birds fly in with ebony words smeared on their wings and they always soar with more questions than answers; her thoughts are dust-covered dancers twirling behind crumbling books locked in skyscraper-shelves; she told me to look for your book yesterday and I peeled it open and…

What is it Like to Have Synesthesia? An Interview

While most people try not to judge a book by its cover, some involuntarily judge a book by its colors. Simply seeing or hearing words can cause a select group of people to instantly associate words with colors, a phenomenon known as synesthesia. After hearing about this condition, I wanted to know more about those…

Liebster Blogger Award Nomination

I am honored to be nominated for the Liebster Award by Peter Adewumi,  an accomplished editor, writer, blogger, and technical and mathematics instructor. I encourage you to visit his blog; he has plenty of interesting and inspiring reads. The rules of the Liebster Award are as follows: 1) Acknowledge the blog who nominated you for…

Why “Carpe Diem” Isn’t What You Think It Is

Hello, everyone! So while today's topic may not directly discuss writing, I would like to share with you a flaw I found in a popular literary expression. The Latin phrase carpe diem, or seize the day, first originated in 23 BC within the first Book of Odes, authored by the Roman poet Horace. Today, the phrase…