i am an unrequited astronomer, pretend patient, gentle adventurer, pedal enthusiast, recovering calligrapher, occasional thespian and unfinished poet living in portland, oregon. contacting me via email is usually a good idea.
2:13 PM: challenging
this is the 20th anniversary of the challenger explosion. as a girl from a tiny backwards town saving her pennies for space camp, it had a huge impact on me, but i've been trying to get a good poem out of it for years to no avail.