poetry: the drive home

Photo thanks to @rileyburnsphotography the drive home highway 19 changed its speed limit last month and finally caught up with the rest of the county. you always did 65 anyway, so it hardly matters. the big steer thirty feet above the interstate gas station is looking worn these days—could use a new paint job and... Continue Reading →

City Guide: Minneapolis

Photo by Weston MacKinnon on Unsplash Ah, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Minnesota is often overlooked as an ice-desert nestled in the flyover states. And that’s fine — us locals like it that way. As our beloved Prince once said, “I like the cold weather — it keeps the bad people away.” The Minneapolis and St. Paul area is small... Continue Reading →

Behind Emma In Print

Photo courtesy of the incredible Kelsey Lee PhotographyHi there, I’m Emma. Thanks for visiting.Emma in Print has lived many lives. Serving as a portfolio, a scratch pad, and now, a sounding board as I expand my work.This fall, I began my MFA in Creative Writing at Hamline University. I’m putting more emphasis on my personal... Continue Reading →

The New York Series, Part I

Excerpts from “Formative: The Years That Changed Everything”Courtesy of UnsplashGraduations, weddings, children, new careers: life’s grand scale begins to shift and change in your twenties. Decisions that are seemingly small ripple in echoes across decades, imprinting on a life.In this story, we’re all in our twenties. It’s the first question I asked each of my grandparents:... Continue Reading →

The Yellow Room

A Meditation On Missing YouWe eat deep-dish pizza until I think I’m going to see stars. It is freezing cold next to that window that looks over the Uptown commuters on the walk home, but I like seeing the bustle. Our countdown has moved from days into hours, and we both know our night is short.... Continue Reading →

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