Going through dating profiles is like reading the same book over and over again. Everyone is happy and loves to laugh. Everyone likes beer and coffee and rain. They all spend their weekends hiking and camping.
Kristen Forbes is a Portland, Oregon writer whose work has been published or is forthcoming from Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction, Bluestem Magazine, Front Porch Review, Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life, Crack the Spine, Modern Love Rejects, Bartleby Snopes, Portland Tribune, and other publications. She holds a BFA in writing, literature and publishing from Emerson College and an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University. She writes at krissymick.blogspot.com.