In 2015 Haley Jakobson lost everything, wrote it all down and then put it on the internet. Across the country, Samantha Giuliano found a writer whose loss was reminiscent of her own and began to draw it.
Their resulting book, Write Like Prayers, is the opposite of a vow of silence—it’s a bedtime story for your twenties. Below, to mark National Poetry Month, are two excerpts. To learn more about Haley and Sam, find them on Instagram @haleyjakobson and @samgiulianoart.
Haley Jakobson is a writer of plays and poetry, Artistic Director and founder of Brunch Theatre Company and a conscious vinyasa yoga teacher living in Brooklyn. She loves kissing and dogs, but not always kissing dogs. (Photo by Octavio Valencia.)