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As Common As Carbon is a digital poetry publication.
I wrote these poems in college and threw them in an old wooden cigar box. They sat around for quite a while.
When I pulled them out, I couldn’t remember the order I wrote them in, or how to sort them.
So I decided to create a “book” where I could group them thematically and randomly.
I have CPTSD, so that’s how my memory works.
I don’t recall things linearly. Images, colors, locations, themes, and emotions guide my recollection.
I wanted to create a reading experience that mirrors my own personal memory.
If I can’t navigate these poems and recollections chronologically, why should the reader be able to?
This is an independent publication. I wrote the poems, built the website, paid for the hosting, and manage memberships. 100% of the profit goes to me. I’ll use the proceeds to start an LLC and commission art for my next collaborative project.
Keep your eyes out for my next audio/visual poetry collection – Shooting Wine at the Stars (coming soon).