The Roasting Pan and the Expanded Heart: The LTYM Essay that Started It All

This is the essay I submitted for my Listen to Your Mother audition in February. It changed very little over the course of rehearsals, but there are always little edits–and slips in the live delivery (which incidentally, I am dying to share with you all once the videos are released!). We didn’t …

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Counselor Hunt

The ground angling down to the shore is precariously lined with dry, brown pine needles over soft soil. Roots arc up from the ground, twist and dive back, creating hazardous steps as I descend, sidestepping slightly for balance. Sunlight filters through ashes, birches, and firs, pale and green-scented on my …

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