Unicorn

Unicorn

A song, inspired by a short story, inspired by a doodle. Also, there's a gif.

"Once upon a time, there was a magical land full of unicorns.

Barry looked at the words he had scrawled on the paper. 'That’s dumb,' said Barry out loud. 'It’s not really that magical,' he said, scratching out the word 'magical.'"

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A Tale of Two Coachellas: Wealth Inequality and the American Dream

A Tale of Two Coachellas: Wealth Inequality and the American Dream

Coachella has once again come and gone, taking with it the ever-flattering flower crown Snapchat filter. I used to think of Coachella goers as indie kids in a Cameron Crowe movie, braving the desert for the sake of their music. Now that I’m reaching the wise twilight years of mid-millennialism, Coachella is no longer the romantic oasis I’d thought it once was, but that certainly hasn’t deterred everyone else.

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Lunch Guests

Lunch Guests

They were a married couple, middle-aged with college-aged children, and overweight, breathing heavily as they made their way up our front steps. They talked and laughed loudly, and the woman wore too much perfume, the sickly sweet kind. 

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The Tender Trap

The Tender Trap

"I’ll love you forever," he said, and it sounded like a death sentence. I don’t know how it had gotten to this point. Almost three years ago, I was over the moon about him, from the moment I’d met him. My friends had gotten sick of me and my constant talk of his hair, his eyes, his mannerisms, groaning every time I brought him up.

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