Its alarming frequency and some hope for the future.

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“Widowhood Was Escape, Freedom, a New Life.”


Writer, sister, traveler…still figuring out what else.

Me in Bergen, Norway in 2019.

Introducing Myself



Trying to find our family’s tombstones

Photo by Melissa Mullin on Unsplash.


Learning to be content in my own city first.

Photo by Tabea Damm on Unsplash.


A must-listen group that’s redefining psychedelic rock music

Kikagaku Moyo set list from 2019 concert in San Francisco. Photo by author.


Maybe I’m just a killjoy

Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash.

Save Coincidences for Nonfiction


Progress isn’t always an upward trajectory.

Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash.


No matter their identity or its perceived “obviousness.”

Photo by Jorge Saavedra on Unsplash.


Both are known for their 1,000-mile+ journeys.

Photo by Cristofer Jeschke on Unsplash.

Kayla Vokolek

Recent creative writing grad located in Los Angeles. She/her. kayjewel98@gmail.com

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