Traffic in the City

Like a flock of startled birds flapping out their wings for flight umbrellas in the crowd open wide. They bob like bottles in a stream colors catching eyes but secrets corked inside. The taxi drivers honk like geese and grab which fish they can, pluck one up then drag it off with squeals and round … More Traffic in the City

Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

I have returned! Hither from a magical land of falafels, wedding cake, and cousins. I was told I should write a story about falafels gone wrong, but unfortunately, I was absent from the kitchen when the woeful event occurred and only heard tale of it later when I was asked to step out of the … More Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

I’m a very crafty person. No, no. Not that kind of crafty. Despite what gossip my character have been spreading, I am not a crafty villain scheming up plans of horror and pain. Maybe. I mean ‘crafty’ as in, I like to take little string and sit for a couple hours looping it on sticks … More All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Painting {aka what I have learned in the last couple months}

It all started with Shakespeare. I know, I know. It’s a strange place to start but that’s where it all began. For almost five years I had not touched my painting supplies, partly out of fear and partly out of busyness, but in March my co-op class was studying The Taming of the Shrew, and … More 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Painting {aka what I have learned in the last couple months}

Of Books and Binders and Book Binder Poetry

Good morning! It’s a beautiful Friday and we are back with our next installment of Evelyn-finds-something-neat-about-poetry-and-comes-to-share-it on The Rain-Drenched Writer! Or, as my dad would say, “Have you heard Evelyn’s new poem? She didn’t write a single word!” Well, I am sure we are all glad to be here. If you are new to these … More Of Books and Binders and Book Binder Poetry