Sarah L. Knapp

Tag: creative

In Seconds

Ashley finishes scooping the rice pudding into the plastic container. She walks through the kitchen doors to the take-out counter,…

In America

You could face homelessness if you have a home but no backup, savings but no one to save you. Firecrackers…

30 Days in the Rockaways

OutdoorFest
What does a total commitment to living in the city and loving the outdoors look like? Living for 30 Days at Rockaway Beach and tracking my adventures…

Gypsies

Dwelling in the phantasmic recess of the European mind Weaving together each blooming rumor Grabbing and clutching civilized life Down…

Robert Moses

Sparkly rocks stud the plush green garden I follow footpaths under stone archways holding myself still so I can breath…

The Ladies Ski Club

Pink Pangea
This February, I was invited to spend a day with the Ladies Ski Club at Sugarbush, one of New England’s largest ski resorts located in Vermont’s Mad River Valley.

Searching for Snow

Pink Pangea
I’d been to Deer Valley once as I child. I remembered nothing of the skiing and only a little of the Utah resort–mainly a souvenir shop where we purchased an extremely large ceramic mug that my brother and I would fight over for years.

The chairlift was the most dangerous place. I wiggled my toes and slapped my thighs to keep them from going…

Skiing in Vermont

Pink Pangea
The initial plan was to leave New York on Saturday morning to go skiing in Vermont for International Women’s Ski Day (IWSD).

Street Sonnet: Alphabet City, Manhattan

Hey Alex rub my legs. cold bicycles chained to the fence he has ma phone! and near the bottom sit…

Evening News

Evening News     Babbling with such ferocity that only Katrina could interrupt   War Feeds Troops Starves a City…

Memory

Scratching a dent in the old Everest tree I’m wrenched forward writhing and fluttering a magazine page in a landfill…

The Holocaust is a Sham

“The Holocaust is a sham.” “Six million people died.” “More Russians died under Stalin.” “It was a systematic genocide.” “Many,…

A Vista of Johannesburg

The taxi driver honked as we hustled to get the security guard to open the gate. The light from the…

Juxtlahuaca

Subimos las escalaras. Alejandro, mi hijo de 11 años, iba delante brincando algunos escalones. Juanita seguía detrás, sus piernas pequeñas…

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