Creative non-fiction

Memoir-style essays / short-stories from my life (Paid & free posts)

A story about the sounds of a silent meditation retreat
The following piece was written during a class by memoirist and athlete, Emily Rapp Black called ‘Reading and Writing Disability’. The prompt for this…
Part 1: In 2019 I read over a hundred books. The year prior my count was eighty-five. This number has been increasing steadily for years, but always…
an encounter with racism in a dharma community
Dear Imposter Syndrome, I realise you’ve been with me a very long time—since we were twelve or so, I think—and at times you have been the most dominant…
I’m sitting in on a college course on the criminal justice system. I’m a high school student, there as a guest to speak about a website I volunteer…
"Oh hey, you are a profound and wise person," they say. "What question would you ask a potential politician?" I am unprepared for the request and ask…
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