this dreadful feeling plays with my mind and i build all these walls so it can’t get inside but closing myself off just isn’t right cause i know how to fight, not how to hide. Featured Image by Tyler Lastovich on Unsplash Continue reading this feeling.
As I walk down the street On a hot spring night, I am overcome with a sense of longing. A longing for the bright lights that drive our lives To turn off and go to sleep. Why is it that when we are in the dark, We have to spread light in all directions? Do we fear that the unknown will engulf us, That the … Continue reading Ghost Lights
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. — Charlotte Bronte Why Being Independent Matters So Much It boosts your confidence. Independence and the ability to hold yourself high is a big boost to your self-confidence and self-esteem. To most, the idea that they don’t need to depend on someone else for their own … Continue reading Being Independent
The sparkle in her eyes Makes you feel that fairytales are true She doesn’t even have to try She can make you swoon from morning to noon Then she puts on her disguise Fact or fiction, oh we have no clue Cause she’s afraid of what she can do So she set herself on fire So we could see her burn But we’ve only heard … Continue reading Road
You know you’re cooked When school starts tomorrow And you still haven’t finished your homework That you had to finish a month ago But you know your procrastination Was for a good cause, Because the joy of completing homework Could never replace the joy of the memories you made. You remember Lazily strolling across the park And the early morning dew on the grass Gently … Continue reading On The Last Day of Summer
Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies. Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand, dare seize the fire? And what shoulder, & what art, Could twist the sinews of thy heart? And when thy heart began to beat, … Continue reading The Tyger
From the book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari — All human cultures are at least in part the legacy of empires and imperial civilisations, and no academic or political surgery can cut out the imperial legacies without killing the patient. Think, for example, about the love-hate relationship between the independent Indian republic of today and the British Raj. The British … Continue reading Should we hate our imperial history?
I am a victim of introspection. -Sylvia Plath When I have an existential crisis I Cry Numb myself with thoughts Write a blog post about it One problem with being a teenage girl with a compelling urge to over think and beautify everything is that most of time, reality seems to be too…. oversimplified. And this drives me crazy, because this particular feeling of overwhelming … Continue reading Teenage Existential Logolepsical Imprecations
What is the multiverse? How many dimensions exist? Will we ever find aliens? Are we all just atoms in a larger universe?These were the questions my friends and I attempted to answer in today’s lunch break. It all started with the question of how the universe would have come into existence if the Big Bang Theory wasn’t true. Soon we were wondering what was outside … Continue reading Rats, Spirals and Cheese