Katherine. Kathy. pkmunches. By any name, I am what you see here. A writer. A reader. A singer. A photographer. A musician. A dreamer.
I feel the importance of an about page is lost on a person. After all, how do you sum up yourself in a four to five sentence paragraph? Do I tell you the most important things about me or leave it for you to find in the pages? I don’t know who I am except the bare necessities (see first line of this page).
I suppose it’s time for me to go and find myself now. These are my musings.
“Listen, I’m getting too old for a lot of things. but I’m not too old for words. For a baggy pair of jeans and my boyfriend’s t-shirts. I’m not too old for wine in a paper cup and a Marlboro every once in awhile. I’m not too old for Peter Pan and I’m not too old to quote Holden Caulfield. I’m not too old to lay in my bed all day trying to get this story out of my skin, trying to burn it through the paper and leave my thumb prints hanging from each corner. I’m not too old to read books under my covers with a flashlight, not too old to stare at the glow in the dark stars stuck to my ceiling at night. I’m not too old to ride around with the windows down and Simon and Garfunkel turned up, because that’s the way Simon and Garfunkel should be played. I’m not too old to jump on my bed and refuse to wash my hair. I’m not too old to run around barefoot with a smile stuck on my face even when times are hard. And I’m not too old to get out of here. Next spring I’m taking off. To hear summer turn into fall. To listen as the leaves in the park somewhere whisper stories in my ear. To fall asleep in the rose gardens, wake up when winter laughs under my sheets. To write letters back home on paper napkins, make lightwaves feel like experiences. To make mistakes, to write poetry in the backest seat of the bus, to exchange a thousand awkward words with people I’ve never met, to do things I have never done on my own before, to fail miserably time after time, to fuck up and never ever ever give up.”