• Medium,  Uncategorized

    A Curated Look at April*

    My curation ratio was down, but my output was up. Medium has been one big science experiment to me lately. I’m trying to look at my articles like a chemist would look at a formula to determine what’s working, and…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    I’m not the only one.

    A poem. It echoes, laced with laughter,light as a feather,carried on the wind.Frivolous guffaws won’tspackle over the truth:I think we think wemiss the old you.Is it hidden in a box,under layers of dust — a dull veneer, particles of yourmolted former selves?Or…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    Waning Gibbous

    A poem. I wish I put more stockin the stars.The moon, meridian, mars,mercury, midpoint — elucidations for the W word. Why Monday? Whywould she? And I am back: wall of windows,Mandarin Bistro,blue speckled laminate table,red lines on the back of thighs. JCPenney lunchboxunzip,…

  • Medium,  Uncategorized

    March: A Curation Story*

    My curation rate was 100% in March 2021, yet I still haven’t figured out exactly how curation works… When I first started writing on Medium, I was utterly confused by the elusive idea of curation. I read articles and watched…

  • Life,  Medium

    Addey Vaters: Biography

    What makes up a person? Too many things to count, but here are some of those uncountable things. Although I said in my subtitle that there are too many things that make up a person to count, I am going…

  • Author Life,  Medium

    Should You Use a Pen Name?

    The answer is yes, and also no Up until I met my writing friend, Nicole, the thought of using a pen name literally never crossed my mind. I like my actual name and don’t plan on writing anything scandalous during…