Another struggling millennial. Writing is my creative outlet and stress reliever.
Deprivation diets do damage Duplicitous dietitians derive dividends Devour dessert ************* This poem was inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow’s now infamous interview where she lists her typical diet consisting of coffee for breakfast, bone broth for lunch, Paleo dinner, and of course, an IV of Glutathione or phosphatidylcholine. The wellness and lifestyle brand mogul faces criticism for promoting disordered eating. You can watch clips from the interview here.
The Caretaker of Cavendish Manor
The mirror showed a reflection that wasn't my own. She had the same brown hair, same blackheads, same tired eyes looking back at me, but somehow I knew she was a fake. It was in the expression on her face, as if she was keeping a secret. I scoffed at her, spraying the antique mirror with some cleaning solution and wiping it with a cloth. The rest of the parlor’s furnishings were shrouded in dust covers. I thought it best to keep them covered and only use what was necessary.
My Daughter's Favorite Books
My 8 year old loves to read. I credit my husband, who began homeschooling her in 2020. We read to her often when she was little. It was so rewarding when she’d cuddle up, laughing at the funny parts and gasping at the exciting parts of the story.
Doe Money, Doe Problems
“Get a real job,” they said. “Frolicking in the woods won’t pay the bills no matter how ‘majestic’ you are.” So I got my resume together, made a Linkedin profile, and applied to a bunch of places. It took about six months, but I finally got a job at a company that handles intellectual property. It’s not what I went to school for, just something I could learn on the job.
The Unsinkable James Cameron
The year is 2012, a crowd of spectators and members of the press are gathered at Port Apra on the island of Guam. They are here to greet Hollywood director James Cameron following his history making descent to the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
Together with you I will learn about the world And carve out a life