Monthly Archives: May 2020

stagner

| to stagnate (verb) | /stagne/ A bottle of champagne sits in the fridge, awaiting some cause for celebration. Its presence saddens me, but it was expensive, so I fight the urge to mix it with Aperol or sip it … Continue reading

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masque

| mask (masculine noun) | /mask/ In the midst of this pandemic, our societal infrastructure and sense of normalcy have deteriorated. I am desperate and unemployed. In the face of such instability, I strive to articulate the positive. No, I … Continue reading

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rêverie

| daydream (feminine noun) | /ʀɛvʀi/ When I am overcome by the scent of stale coffee and the grim, overcast sky, our suffocating reality, and the stagnant view from our kitchen window, I imagine an alternate existence, one in which … Continue reading

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