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  • stargirl, jerry spinelli.
  • the hanged man, francesca lia block.
  • the diary of frida kahlo: an intimate self-portrait, carlos fuentes.
  • how much we must have looked like stars to stars, alysia harris.
  • teaching my mother how to give birth, warsan shire.
  • fearful beloved, khadijah queen.
  • floating, brilliant, gone, franny choi.
  • please, jericho brown.
  • this is how you lose her, junot diaz.
  • blackgirl mansion, angel nafis.
  • salt, nayyirah waheed.
  • soft magic, upile chisala.
  • tiny beautiful things: advice on love and life from dear sugar, cheryl strayed.
  • incendiary art, patricia smith.
  • the january children, safia elhillo.
  • there are more beautiful things than beyoncé, morgan parker.
oct 31 2016 ∞
jun 20 2018 +
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the long-procrastinated list that'll prevent me from buying multiple copies at the thrift store.

needs to be replaced or doesn't have a case.

  • 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
  • 101 Dalmations (1961)
  • A Bug's Life (1998)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
  • A Goofy Movie (1995)
  • A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
  • A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
  • Air Bud (1997)
  • Aladdin (1992)
  • Ali (1999)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
  • Amélie (2001)
  • American Pie (1999)
  • Amistad (1998)
apr 22 2018 ∞
jul 21 2018 +

fun fact: I used to read baby name books for fun when I was little.

gender neutral.

  • assata.
  • august.
  • charlie.
  • cypress.
  • harlem.
  • indigo.
  • jupiter.
  • kahlo.
  • lavender.
  • leo.
  • onye.
  • orion.
  • pluto.
  • rei.
  • sage.
  • skye.
  • sojourn.
  • sunday.
dec 21 2016 ∞
jun 8 2019 +
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  • 1408 (2007)
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?: s01
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2019)
  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Coraline (2009)
  • Dead Silence (2007)
  • Don't Look Under the Bed (1999)
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • Gothika (2003)
  • Halloween (2018)
  • Halloweentown (1998)
  • Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
  • Happy Death Day (2017)
  • Hereditary (2018)
  • Hocus Pocus (1993)
  • Insidious (2011)
  • Insidious 2 (2013)
  • Interview with the Vampire (1994)
  • Oculus (2014)
  • Over the Garden Wall: s01
aug 24 2019 ∞
oct 13 2019 +

inspired by rose, glorious, & honeybee.

  • actor ◦ alfre woodard.
  • animal ◦ prehistoric.
  • apple ◦ honeycrisp.
  • article of clothing ◦ white sneakers.
  • artist ◦ aleia murawski.
  • author ◦ zadie smith.
  • band ◦ wet.
  • bird ◦ crows.
  • book ◦ stargirl, jerry spinelli.
  • bread ◦ pretzel rolls.
  • candle scent ◦ amber & moss.
  • car ◦ volkswagen beetle convertible.
  • cartoon ◦ as told by ginger.
  • cheese ◦ string.
  • chocolate ◦ matcha white chocolate.
  • classical piece ◦ clair de lune, playing from another room.
  • cocktail ◦ whiskey & black coffee.
  • coffee ◦ dirty chai.
  • color ◦ rose.
jul 6 2018 ∞
nov 19 2018 +
  • "...you're my love. You're my love.” - Dell, Comet (2014)
  • "Carrie... it is serious." - Mr. Big, Sex and the City • Season 2
  • “Dear God, whose name I do not know - thank you for my life. I forgot how big... thank you. Thank you for my life." - Joe, Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
  • "Girls are much too clever to fall out of their prams." "Peter, it is perfectly lovely the way you talk about girls." - Peter & Wendy, Peter Pan (2003)
  • "I knew you'd do this! I am humiliated!" - Carrie, Sex and the City (2008)
  • "I know... you're wondering... what is a place like me doing... in a girl like this?" - Evelyn, The Mummy (1999)
  • "I saved your life. You owe the person that saved you, don't you think?" - Kimberly, Comet (2014)
  • "I saw this face, this vision, when you stepped into the road. It was the moment of my life." "This is the moment of your life." "You were perfect." "I still am." - Dan & Alice, Closer (2004)
  • "I want always to be a boy and have fun." "You say so, but I think it is your biggest pretend." - Peter & Wendy, Peter Pan (2003)
jul 21 2018 ∞
sep 30 2019 +
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write 5 things. people's names, places, emotions, a film title, song title, band, anything that sums up your day. do it each day on your listography for a year.

january. february. march. june. august. september. october.

best days marked with ☆

november.

    • 1st: a burnt smell after turning on the heater • some drunk man gave baby $100 bill last night • staff meeting ft. orange chicken & fried rice • corpse bride (2005) & a joint ☆
    • 2nd: a rushed breakfast of grits, eggs, & sausage • getting all the way there and realizing the cpr training is next saturday • a milky latte & raspberry lemon muffin at hi-volt • laundry ft. beloved & a $1 coffee • screenshotting old selfie videos ☆
    • 3rd: bills, bills, bills • clicking in circles on the cox website • an episode of scooby-doo • small talk & popsicles at ..._beloved_
oct 2 2017 ∞
nov 18 2019 +
  • tea pouring into a cup.
  • biting into an apple.
  • trains in the distance at dawn.
  • subtle vocal runs & vibratos.
  • typing on a keyboard.
  • knuckles cracking.
  • kissing.
  • sunday's yawns.
  • folk music.
  • soft accented voices.
  • birds chirping amidst silence.
  • lake michigan against the shore.
  • cacophonous words.
  • raspy voices.
  • the gentle guitar scores on as told by ginger.
  • soft clicking.
  • bubblegum popping.
  • chalk on chalkboards.
  • humming.
  • moaning.
nov 11 2016 ∞
nov 4 2018 +
  • a subway performer named marco who played a song on his guitar for me and sang about waiting for the train.
  • a woman on the bus with a thick accent, gave me a book from her bag after she noticed me reading next to her.
  • a man with a soft face and bubbly voice approached me at the refreshment table and thanked me for my poem that evening.
  • an uber driver who reminded me of my auntie renee while we talked about microagressions with white people and how great moonlight was.
  • an uber driver who bet me his bottle of red raspberry sparkling ice that he could get me from my house to 87th and vincennes without picking up another pool rider.
  • a bartender at saved by the max named "houston" that took a shot of whiskey with me during my dinner.
  • an artist who recognized me as an artist because of my frida kahlo earrings on the...
jan 20 2017 ∞
feb 12 2018 +