People of this Earth

We are the people of this earth secure in ourselves and building walls, everyone is just building walls to barricade ourselves secure in our nameless, shameless faces building walls; building walls; we keep on building walls to keep ourselves safe (thinking; this is my ground, maybe this is my ground, baby this is my ground) [...]

Dear Seattle

Hey listen I know I chose to have kids and join the ranks of parents that, let's face it, we are all still trying to rebel against, the parents we're still pretending that we won't become. But could you go ahead a do me a favor? Could you at least not act like every time [...]

History

History is like a mistress She comes in thick like a fog and shrouded by clouds She wraps her arms around us and whispers something like, Don't think, just do what you're told. history is heavy, and it weighs me down with expectations. expectations from mySelf and my family, at times even from my country [...]

Two

She's stubborn but sweet, never really apologetic. She's gotta devil's grin because she knows she's gonna win. Fun and independent, she's a bit of a whirlwind. He's a spark of joy, the type of boy people just want to be around. At times a victim of his passion, just like his dad. (but don't tell [...]

Future NPR Copy

"There came a time when I had to realize there were two of me out there." Thad Sandstrom is a student at Seattle University, he says the other 'him' is his Internet Identity. "I don't know I guess I just like the internet me better," he says while he scrolls through his most frequented sites, [...]