Katherine J. Zumpano
pnw | pisces | poet
Experiences in Poetry
I am a poet. I don't have any books published, but I am a poet. When I sit down to write, it's what comes easiest. The fiction I write often comes from poems or turns into poems or, at the very least, is poetic. I love poetry.
more than words on a page or feelings on a page or anything at all to do with pages, because it isn't about the poem itself
Looking Back at #MeToo
I was a journalism student at community college when the story broke—producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual assault by multiple women, and from then on, the list kept growing.
I Like You and I Love You
I like you and I love you— your smile and your charm, the way you say “I love you” and walk with me, arm in arm. There’s nothing better than walking
14 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day
I need to admit something. I love Valentine’s Day. I don’t understand why it gets such a bad rap. Single people act like they climbed up to the treehouse just to see a “couples only” sign hanging on the door. And don’t get me started on couples who announce they don’t “do” Valentine’s Day—which means, “we’re too cool.”
'Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes'
Netflix released Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes on January 24, 2019—the 30-year anniversary of Ted Bundy’s execution.
'The Teal Album:' What Works and What Doesn't
Weezer surprised everyone with Weezer (The Teal Album), a surprise cover album dropped on January 24, 2019. The ten-track album follows the success of their cover of "Africa," the 1981 hit by yacht-rock band Toto, and precedes their upcoming thirteenth album, Weezer(The Black Album). It features covers of well-known songs from popular artists like TLC, Michael Jackson, and Black Sabbath.
Why You Should Go to Community College First
I took a year off after high school, and it was one of the best things I’ve done. It gave me time to save money, travel a little, and think about what I wanted to do with my life. It also gave me the chance to really consider where I wanted to go to school.