Fashion, Travel, Poetry

Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Glück

Genre: Poetry
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As mentioned in my previous post on the subject, I intend to focus whole-heartedly on poetry this year. What better place to start, then, than one of the paragons of contemporary poetry: Louise Glück.

It’s the last day of 2016, can you believe it? I feel like the year has flown by. This year had its ups and downs like all years, though perhaps more downs than usual. Below you’ll find a roundup of my favorite outfits of the year divided by season as well as a roundup of… View Article

2016 Year in Review: Favorite Outfits, Highlights, and Book Reviews

It's the last day of 2016, can you believe it? I feel like the year has flown by. This year had its ups and downs like all years, though perhaps more downs than usual.

Below you'll find a roundup of my favorite outfits of the year divided by season as well as a roundup of the poetry I wrote and books I reviewed.

Here's to a Happy New Year's Eve, however you're celebrating, and a prosperous 2017. Happy New Year!

When I was in college, I had a crisis. At the end of my Sophomore year at the University of Michigan I was required to declare the degree I was pursuing. Until that point, at the earnest behest of many a well-meaning course counselor and several wonderfully dedicated Graduate Assistants, I had taken a broad… View Article

State of the Blog: Poetry

When I was in college, I had a crisis. At the end of my Sophomore year at the University of Michigan I was required to declare the degree I was pursuing. Until that point, at the earnest behest of many a well-meaning course counselor and several wonderfully dedicated Graduate Assistants, I had taken a broad variety of courses on any topic that piqued my interest. And I had many interests. I took courses in linguistics, medieval history, astronomy, the science of climic change, the economics of globalization, and even choir. You name it. So when I was asked to narrow it down to just one thing I had a full on melt-down. I eventually settled in on English as my major, but it was a tough choice.

Late in the dregs of 2014 I made a commitment: I would read and write more poetry. It’s a commitment I’m happy to say I cleaved to for the duration of 2015–a commitment that was aided considerably by one simple act: subscribing to Poetry magazine. Poetry magazine has been on my radar for quite some… View Article

A Year of Poetry Magazine

Genre: Poetry
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Late in the dregs of 2014 I made a commitment: I would read and write more poetry. It's a commitment I'm happy to say I cleaved to for the duration of 2015--a commitment that was aided considerably by one simple act: subscribing to Poetry magazine.