1) EVERYTHING · 2) CREATIVITY · 3) THOUGHTS

things i like so much it hurts

the smell of lilacs in a sunny field books books books. books too thick to even think about finishing, books thin enough to slip into your bag, books little enough to read surreptitiously in class, books so beautiful that you don’t want to touch them the public library the huge, fluffy, snowflakes that used to… Continue reading things i like so much it hurts

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- boys/crushes/shitty things like that · 1) EVERYTHING · 2) CREATIVITY · 3) THOUGHTS

In Their Own Time, They May Be

“Wait.” Charlotte felt his hand, calloused from over a decade of manual labour and guitar-playing, on her upper arm, his fingers just brushing the edge of her newest tattoo. She sighed inaudibly and turned, hoping some further embarrassment was not forthcoming. “I, uh… I didn’t mean it that way.” His words were quiet and rushed,… Continue reading In Their Own Time, They May Be

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you don’t have to be black to be outraged

I want to talk about something that happened in my state last night. Three incredible women set up a protest/vigil in Oklahoma City to honour those who have been slain by police simply for the colour of their skin and to speak out against the systematic and blatant racism that occurs in this country. As I… Continue reading you don’t have to be black to be outraged

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- depression/anxiety/dealing · 1) EVERYTHING · 3) THOUGHTS

I haven’t gotten any better at titles

What a fitting SoCS – concentration. My life revolves around the concept right now, and I’m grateful that I have enough of it to sit down and do this. Me. me me me. I am to be the centre of my focus for the next few months, and I must learn again to be selfish,… Continue reading I haven’t gotten any better at titles

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the height of introspection

Wow. wow wow wow wow wow. I don’t think I’ve never been at such a loss for words. It sort of feels wrong to be so content when so many awful, awful things are happening in the world. But I firmly believe that once you’ve helped yourself, you can then begin to help others, and that’s… Continue reading the height of introspection

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the end of an era

I’ve got news: Your very own overemotional poet and favourite (ha) blogger graduates high school tomorrow!! It seems like a dream. Yes, high school graduation is overrated in the States – congrats, you can read, write, and name the two houses of Congress. But I have dragged myself through the last two years, trying to… Continue reading the end of an era

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the contrition of a child

Please enjoy this heartfelt note from my little brother to his friend.He got sent to his room to write an apology for his actions and came back with this. Practically dripping with remorse. And look how much work went into the word “jabbed.” Anyway, he has in school suspension for leaving out a pronoun… oh wait no,… Continue reading the contrition of a child

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