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
I looked at the stars, And my unfathomable despair went away. I looked at the stars, And I thought that life was okay. I looked at the stars, And I knew, right then, that love could be true. I looked at the stars, Never realizing The whole time, I was looking at you. Continue reading I Looked at The Stars
Before you start reading, take two minutes to fill up this survey. School has been bittersweet for the last one week. Actually, most just bitter and cloudy, with intermittent rays of hope and joy during basketball class and TV time. This whole last week, until yesterday, I had my FIRST unit tests of 9th grade. I can’t really say that I enjoyed it, but neither … Continue reading Lemme get comfy for a second
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
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?