There’s an acceptance speech I watched once, given by one of my favorite creators Lin-Manuel Miranda, where he thanks a person (in rap form, of course) for telling him “You’re a writer!” Oh man, that little line made me envious. It wasn’t the award, the freestyle thank-you speech (though I once gave a presentation synced… Continue reading Acceptance, Speech
There are people who will argue that kindness and empathy won’t fix anything; after all we cannot care people back to health, back to happiness, back to life. This is a truth. I hope though, that by attesting to these acts of altruism, I might reach people who feel just as defeated as I do and let them know that no kindness is worthless.
It’s 2:33am, and somebody is vomiting in my bathroom. My phone is somehow in my hand as I slowly grasp this truth. It turns out to be Ethan- sick with food poisoning from another working lunch the day before. I stumble out into the dark kitchen, guided by the dully illuminating microwave light. Still uncoordinated,… Continue reading An Untitled Morning