I love how Terry Pitts, the writer on the blog Vertigo, writes about time: The cinematic version of time passing, which often shows a succession of calendar pages disappearing off the screen, blown away by the breeze, was never how I understood time. For me, it’s the constant repetition, the endless mimetic motion of theContinue reading “What Time Looks Like”
Author Archives: Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Monotony Is a Luxury: Walking While Black
I first read “Walking While Black,” a beautiful and poignant essay in LitHub by Garnette Cadogan, a few years ago. It’s about the complicated act of walking while black, both as a child on the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, and as an older man in New Orleans and New York City. I remembered it overContinue reading “Monotony Is a Luxury: Walking While Black”
What You Don’t See
Musings on the performance of parenthood on Instagram.
On communication, introversion, and being underwhelming in person.
Creating With Less
Three bursts of pandemic poetry, courtesy of word magnets.
Back to Blogging
Lately, though, I miss just blogging. Typing. Not for readers, not for followers, not for anyone. Just writing for me.
A List of Things I Like, Revisited
For 2019, a new list of random things I like, inspired by my One List a Day journal.
2018 in Photographs
A collection of images from the latter half of 2018.
A Tiny Human
Last month, I gave birth to my daughter.
Sabbatical Checklist: What I Did
A quick list of things I did during my three-month sabbatical (October–December 2017).