Katherine J. Zumpano
pnw | pisces | poet
The Tulips Are Out
the tulips are out again in the valley, drawing swarms of people like bees with vibrant petals, whole fields turned
Poet Review: Rupi Kaur
Over the past few years, Rupi Kaur has become one of today's most popular poets. At just 25, the Canadian-Indian poet is the author and illustrator of two New York Times Bestsellers: milk and honey, and the sun and her flowers. She's performed her poetry around the world, and her collections have been translated in more than thirty languages.
How 'Black Mirror' Changed My Social Media Habits
Of all nineteen episodes of Black Mirror, the third season premiere, “Nosedive,” was the hardest for me to watch. There was no bestiality, no murder, no consciousness-transfer. It wasn’t as shocking as “White Bear” or as disturbing as “Black Museum.” Sure, there was advanced technology, but it was nothing like the synthetic husband in "Be Right Back."
i’ve never liked long car rides; the hours drag on as the world flies by, legs numb from sitting still in the same spot,
spring arrives without warning; suddenly the sun stays out till six and rises before you in the morning, the cherry blossoms bloom overnight