Category Archives: Young MKP

MKP and the Carpe of Diem


One of the hardest concepts for me to wrap my mind around, as I attempt to spell out Jehovah on the crumbling temple floor of life without crashing through to my doom, is the idea that at a certain point, … Continue reading

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Happy 27th Anniversary, MKParents


I’m sure I was the ultimate anniversary gift, but just the same I made you this homemade blog post, just to commemorate the occasion. I love you and I forgive you both for that sweatsuit. It was the early 90s. … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Father’s Day, Aged P!


Just how much can a girl say on Father’s Day without getting super mushy and having to deflect with jokes? Apparently she can’t even get through a photo caption so let me just say thanks for the movies, the books, … Continue reading

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An Email Exchange As Metaphor For My Childhood


From: MKP To: Parents Subj: Fwd: Congratulations on Your Acceptance to the Graduate Writing Program I told you I wasn’t making it all up. ___________________________________________________________ From: MamaKP To: MKP Re: Fwd: Congratulations on Your Acceptance to the Graduate Writing Program I never … Continue reading

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My Major Award, or How I Learned You Have To Know What You’re Doing


When lil MKP was 9 or so, she packed off to Camp Friendship or Camp Rainbow or Camp Excellent or somewhere for a two week sojourn. There were horses to ride, lizards to hold, vats of bug juice punch to … Continue reading

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WordPress Post of the Day: What do you wish you had known when you started writing


What do you wish you had known when you started writing? Hwell, to answer that I’d have to figure out when I started writing for realsies. Was it the first time I had to turn in a poem? Because in … Continue reading

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MKP and the Bullies


This is maybe not a funny story. At the end I wish eternal vengeance from the heavens on someone, a little. Inspired by the It Gets Better campaign and especially this post from Amanda Marcotte. When I was 7 or … Continue reading

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