wordhabit

wordhabit

wordhabit.com
So often we try to condense our world into bullet points. It’s easier that way until it’s not. Our lives are a mess of complex pieces and the words we use to sort through them are each important to our ability to see ourselves and see each other. This is a space where all the words matter.


Blackness (Ep 5)
Sep 15 • 18 min
We’re taught to fear the dark, to turn on lights. Even our design sensibilities are telling, from white walls to white sneakers. This thing called skin color is heavy. In this episode 5, I’ll share a sandwich made up of two short prose pieces and a poem…
Sunshine (Ep 4)
Jul 28 • 11 min
You know that scene after a good storm when the sun peeks through grey clouds along with a little bit of blue sky? Even if you like thunder and lightning, that little bit of sun does wonders for your psyche. We’re getting a lot of sunshine these and could…
Loneliness (Ep 3)
Jun 11 • 15 min
The distancing required during the last few months and the fear of the unknown have gotten married and have made all the already bad things even worse. Like loneliness. That’s our topic for today. Thanks for listening. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Community (Ep 2)
Apr 10 • 10 min
I share two pieces. The first I wrote on October 2, 2016 when life was full but I only had one child. The second is a piece I started just yesterday and completed today (April 9, 2020). Both are about Community. That’s our topic for today. Thanks for…
Home (Ep 1)
Apr 1 • 7 min
I share two pieces I’ve written about our topic for today—Home. One was written in 2013 the other in 2020. It’s nice to see that I still believe what I wrote down almost seven years ago. It’s also nice to be a bit more settled. What are your thoughts on…
an introduction
Apr 1 • 0 min
Here are the basics of what wordhabit is all about. Hope you’ll send me your words (wordhabit@gmail.com) so we can get this conversation rolling.