Mild Trigger Warning: Emotional Triggers, Generational Trauma If the mind is a forest, then my stream of consciousness is a river cutting down the middle. The nutrient rich deposits the river brings wake me up, bring meaning, and are as key to my health as my beating heart. The river shapes the forest, and brings… Continue reading The gentle forest.
This has been the longest, most painstakingly drawn-out summer of my life. Right now I'm sitting with a mug full of hot tea on a brisk day near the middle of September with two weeks until my first day of classes and not a whole lot to show for it. Actually I take it back. I went a… Continue reading Meet Shannon– My Reproductive Syndrome
After I graduated High School I started to question why anything was really important at all. Any of these things may have included: Celebrities in the Media. Why do people play into the hands of big-name celebs who are obviously stipulating for attention? e.g. Miley Cyrus, Donald Trump . I still don't get it. Employment nowadays. I'm sitting… Continue reading The Importance of Getting Dressed in the Morning
A few weeks ago I sat down with my college counselor for about the fourth time and something weird happened. She looked me in the eye, and without hesitation or a shadow of doubt, said that she had a good idea about what she wanted me to do in college. As in major and minor.… Continue reading Feminist Film Camp
You'd think second semester Junior Year would be a little more arduous, and maybe it is and we're just numb to it. But the last few months have seemed the opposite and I know that's a blessing, or maybe just the pleasant calm before the storm that is finals. Whatever the last month or so… Continue reading Angels, Cellos, and Corsages
hello, how's it goin? (That's me btw ↘) March is my fave month. And this march started off with the Oscars where right off the bat, we fell in love with this couple: ...But especially fell in love with her And after doing some googling... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPCkfARH2eE found that Lupita Nyong'o is a truly remarkable human being… Continue reading And so begins March
Happy dance, throw down a Tebow, and then meme tears of joy... HOMECOMING IS OVER WITH BABY! After much stress, tears, and blood, the finished product came out looking like the average Sophomore work. (eh-okay) But hey, it's over! Who cares what place we get, we participated, got a little united and artsy, and had… Continue reading The Wonderful World of Homecoming: Part 2
I wrote "love" on my arms on Monday for suicide awareness week, because that's what it was. And then I had to go over the faded letters again in pen on Tuesday, 9/11, because I heard about Sally. Her name isn't Sally, but it's better that I call her that. Sally had done exactly what… Continue reading The Saddest Week of my Life.
Let's call this a warm-up. Did one of those in Alg 2 today, and I'm going to do one in about t-minus 70 minutes before my first game of the season. Setting: Dad's class with his 7th period discussing Roger Williams and Galileo in APUSH, little Sophomore me in the back on my laptop thankfully… Continue reading Writing a Paper
Hit the Regina Spektor Radio on Spotify, pop over to WordPress, "New Post". I got words today man! Hey this fire It's burning Burning us up Hey this fire It's burning Burning us up The fire of words baby! I swear they're eating at my soul this day and unless I pour them out on… Continue reading Night-Time Epiphanies