'poetry and prose for aching hearts and hungry souls. this peculiar trait of being human (and other euphemisms for love) explores love, friendship, insecurity, beauty, identity, and purpose. a profound and raw confession is housed in each page. it is a journal of fears and passions alike; vulnerable, stirring, and empowering. a collection that needs … Continue reading i wrote a book.
Nothing ever really prepares you for just how crazy life can be. Maybe you, like me, are struggling through the throes of high school right now. Or perhaps you’re going through some other rough patch in your life. Whatever it is, I’m sorry that it might suck a little bit (or a lot) right now. … Continue reading 4 Life Hacks for Very Busy People + Why Do Grades Matter So Much?
for a more immersive experience, listen to this while reading. forget me not you and i are sitting on the ledge of a skyscraper. the city sprawls beneath us, extending into darkness. my watch flashes the early, unearthly hours of morning. full-faced and blanketed by star-sprinkled indigo, the moon breathes softly tonight. the space around … Continue reading forget me not (a short prose piece to be read at 3 am whilst alone in the dark and/or when missing someone)
Happy October 2nd everybody, and Merry Christmas! Certainly, it's sad that Calgary's autumn only lasts about five minutes, but hey, the silver lining is that you can get into the holiday mood super early. Halloween hasn't passed yet, but I'm practically hanging up my stockings as we speak. Snow lines my windowsill, a hot mug … Continue reading The Littlest Things
Cold coats my scalp It's snowing in summer The kind of freezing that rasps Thin crystals that sting as clouds collapse Coating the green of all the trees and shrubs Stifling late bloomers just about to bud My hair hangs in wet ropes I squint through eyes like cracked windshields Winter's back, replacing any hope … Continue reading Snowing in Summer (a poem)
Can I Call Myself a 'Writer'? I hate labels and titles, and hesitate to call myself 'a writer'. What does it really mean, anyways? Would I be any less of a writer if I didn't call myself one? Am I more legitimate if I do? Anyone, at any given point in their lives, has probably … Continue reading Validation for the Insecure Writer
Fall's right around the corner, and you know what that means: back to school. This time of year is dreaded by most students, but since we all have to go back whether we like it or not, we might as well find some ways to make the most out of it. After all, education in … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make This Back to School Less Stressful
On July 4, 2017, I made the best/worst decision of my life: I downloaded an album by the name of Wings onto my phone. In case you don't know, Wings is the second full studio album by the South Korean boy group BTS. My friends have been raving about BTS (and a number of other Kpop groups) for literal years, so on … Continue reading Who’s BTS? An Introduction to One of the Hottest Kpop Groups of 2017
what do you want to be when you grow up? i have been asked many times and i'm sure you have as well there is a place we are expected to find intuitively viscerally an expanse of dark blank cloth in the sky which has not yet been reached by light- a space to call … Continue reading a space (to call our own)
the gentle sloping eyes which were such a fond sight to me escape my gaze now emit no subversive glimmer or echo of hushed giggles none of that milky opal cracks and clinks champagne bursts forth bubbles of glittering effervescent malice disguised in the whisper-soft silk of a languid caress it is akin to going … Continue reading opalescent ache (a poem)