Growing up, I was immersed in a culture that values romantic love in a highly exalted sense. I watched wedding themed shows on TLC such as Four Weddings and Say Yes to the Dress, meticulously maintained the aesthetic of my very own Pinterest wedding board, and religiously kept a mental... Read More
Author Archives for Dana Schneider
If listening to Kacey Musgraves in earnest has taught me anything, it’s to stay connected to my ~roots~. So in an attempt to stay connected to my home state of Kentucky while following my arrow in the bustling metropolis that is Providence, I’ve been reading local Kentucky news.
Recently, I was having a chat with my pals Christian and Prakrit in which we recounted our failed attempts at humor during childhood. I told them the story of my biggest adolescent blunder:
When people ask me why I write poetry I tell them it’s a means of expression, a way of magnifying and distorting minutiae most people pass by without a second glance. I am inspired to wax in verse about the most beautifully tragic things in life: unrequited love, loss of... Read More
Somehow I’m now someone who owns plants. Not just a plant, but plural plants. Two to be exact. I started out with such meager goals: buy a plant, take care of it, see if I’m capable of sustaining life outside of my own being. Then, it happened: my birthday, and... Read More
I am a writer, but I am also impatient. In fiction, solid plot and character development takes meticulously and painstakingly crafted detail (read: time). In non-fiction, respectable arguments and assertions take research (read: effort). In Dana’s writing: you will find off-the-cuff observations and unfunny quips (read: this article). You’ll notice... Read More
I’ve only been in college for about a month now, and yet frenzied and overzealous pals are already talking about dreams of graduate schools and lofty internships, as they cavalierly mention that they fluently speak six languages and recently designed an app that delivers fresh-baked cookies to elderly people’s doors.... Read More