Keep Your Shouts to a Minimum, I’m Trying to Sleep

Performed at the Tea Lounge in Brooklyn, “I’m in a long distance band. But they aren’t here. So its just me, and this song, which is now just a poem. Enjoy.” -Song for the Liberal Arts band-   I don’t want to hear your voice, a voice, any voices. I don’t want to hear anythingContinue reading “Keep Your Shouts to a Minimum, I’m Trying to Sleep”

Sometimes you see a spark and really it’s your insides glowing

I just want to see spaceships Travel a few light years Wake up not feeling regret Do the same thing again the next day Crawl on another planet Stake out for a few weeks Spaceships motherfuckin spaceships Ill tell you what life means Give me a spaceship To crawl out on my own Ill findContinue reading “Sometimes you see a spark and really it’s your insides glowing”

If I Smear Any More of my Mascara It Will Look Like I’ve Been Crying

February 2013 If I had a text message for every tweet Or every song That you ever wrote about me, I would be disillusioned with love. The most that I’ve gotten from you Is a spoiled memory, And 140 characters of ambiguity. The cheapest mascara I’ve bought was for 1.99 Next time ill make sureContinue reading “If I Smear Any More of my Mascara It Will Look Like I’ve Been Crying”

Super short story

Ernest Hemingway apparently won a bet by writing a short story that was fewer than ten words: For sale. Baby Shoes. Never worn. While I am not Hemingway, I have written my own ten word short story below. Titled, 2010: She sighed heavily, ripped her degree; and sold coffee.

In Flight

She closed her eyes And lived; She could be free. A silent refusal to answer to others demands … There was a halo above her head, Like birds in flight. She slept. One day she would open her eyes and Live, live, live. But for now, she was free, In flight Among her thoughts.

On the Pursuit of Happiness, Most Notably Food and A Public Restroom.

On the Pursuit of Happiness, Among Other Things, Most Notably Food and A Public Restroom. Well, this is new for me. I sat down for my second meal of the day at 7 p.m. after running around for what feels like forever. My dinner spot ended up being some hole pizza shop that serves wineContinue reading “On the Pursuit of Happiness, Most Notably Food and A Public Restroom.”

My Name Is Kristyn and I’m a Facebook-aholic

“Hi Kristyn” The last time I logged into facebook and twitter was 3 days ago and contrary to popular opinion, I have had an obnoxiously active social life, periods of reflection and reading, as well as several mini phone dates. While I wish I could attribute my positive engagement with others on the lack ofContinue reading “My Name Is Kristyn and I’m a Facebook-aholic”

Go tell it on the mountain- Fellowship on Zion’s hill

March 8, 2010 By Kristyn Potter For 92 years, the National Association of the Church of God Campmeeting has been providing a spiritual oasis for people of all ages. The directional leadership and pure motivation found on Zion’s Hill is just what this years Campmeeting was focused on, Embracing the Kingdom as Servants.  While theContinue reading “Go tell it on the mountain- Fellowship on Zion’s hill”

Somebody Pass Me Some Tissues

By K. Potter ST. LOUIS, MO.- Legacy Bookstore and Cafe featured an open mic night on Friday, July 30,2010. The vibe was overwhelming with support and unparalleled repressed emotion. The evening began with a segment of vocals performed by Louis Confliction. Despite the open floor plan that permitted and encouraged familial intimacy, the night was young.Continue reading “Somebody Pass Me Some Tissues”