Is it the magic of the rose or the person’s cultural interpretation of the rose that makes it fragile and fluffy, or prickly and pricey?
Roses, depending on your mood, their color and the circumstance, can impose a rainbow of internal feelings as much as they can impose a variety of cultural meanings into an external ambiance.
These are all images of the same bouquet of roses, but all emit a unique appeal per aesthetic. From sexy to sorry, from romance to sympathies, the rose will always loyally transform into what we need it for.
Roses are not always red.
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]