Branded

The sky is awash with birds in flight, no colours can be made out against the harsh sunlight but the shapes and patterns are magnificent. I stretch my hand up, it feels as if I should be able to touch them, I know I cannot possibly hope to reach them. They are no more touchable … Continue reading Branded

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Please take care of this bear

Dear Readers, As you may be aware my nickname is bear, and I am currently in London. What you may not be aware of is that I love Paddington Bear, I have a Paddington rattle from when I was a baby but it isn't great now I'm an adult... So I've wanted a new Paddington … Continue reading Please take care of this bear

Shots

Songs Into Stories 3: Shots by Imagine Dragons “I’m sorry, sorry for everything I’ve done.” My hand trembles on the trigger, slowly I squeeze it tight and after the bang sounds out I regret it. Xxx “Father forgive me for I have sinned.” Confession is not a way to alleviate the guilt you feel, but … Continue reading Shots

Crash

Everything seemed so easy when I was a teenager. It was so simple to complain about boys and parents, to worry about finishing assignments and presentations. Life didn't seem so extremely hard and frustrating or maybe it did. I mean in high school I had my whole future planned out, I knew what I wanted … Continue reading Crash

It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Self Harm

Happy people don't hurt themselves, they don't have mental breakdowns and just start screaming. But what about all those people who are just faking? Do they do this, do the try to suffocate themselves? I'm not after attention, I just need to remind myself that I'm alive. Remind myself that death is scary and physical … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Meta: Self Harm

Saturday Word of the Day: Vernacularize

*Vernacularize: to translate into the natural speech peculiar to a people Vernacularize, v-e-r-n-a-c-u-l-a-r-i-z-e, vernacularize. Spelling the word out in her head, as if she was a fifth grader during a spelling bee, did not help. The deadline for her piece on the word of the day was due into the paper any second now, and … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Vernacularize