Poetry

On Vulnerability

To err on the side of vulnerability alone does not give way to infiltration. To open yourself to the world and give it your truth is human; we were not built to barricade and bolster walls. In vulnerability, there is strength. In shielding one’s soul, there is weakness. Fear. In order for the darkness of …

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Personal Essay

Why I Write

Finding my “passion” was held heavy upon my back throughout the years of my teen-hood. As I climbed and clambered through new experiences, I was begging my soul to reach out to something—anything—and grab hold of it with no intention of ever letting go. I constantly thought back to the ever-changing dream careers my child …

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Life

Need a Spark of Inspiration? Look No Further.

Creative block. We are all stricken by this ailment, and while it’s miserable, it is only temporary. There are so many ways to ignite your inspiration and get back into your creative work! As a student at Emerson College, I was launched into the world of writing creatively on a deadline. I had always followed a pattern of …

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Life

How to Make Friends in Your Twenties

Making friends isn’t as easy as it was in grade school. We’ve replaced playgrounds with pubs, and the places that “adults” frequent aren’t always great for meeting people. Half of these venues blast music over conversation, and no one likes asking “What?” twenty times while speaking with someone! Going to college is a great way …

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