What Students Really Need to Hear. Most powerful thing I have ever read about going to school and life.
Originally posted on A Word Of Substance:
The vents were plastered against the wall with a panic that had shot them into place for the entirety of their being. They had no other option. Destiny was a gray word with iron slats that slipped through the corners of their imagination. So dark and shady was…
The first time I saw you, there was something I missed. I caught your eyes- green, like the undersides of leaves in the wind of a storm. The tan on your cheeks, fading from summer to fall. Freckles flushed along your frame. Your mouth- and its corners curled up, like our bodies entangled between sheets […]
Strangers on a Train Her Side vs. His Side As I boarded the noon time train, I let out a sigh of relief at the sight of an empty cart. I had forgotten my headphones and had been worried that the diverse noises a busy cart can produce would distract me from my studying. I […]
I like pictures that make me feel blank. Nothing. Absolutely empty. It can still be a beautiful picture. Colors. Perspective. Content. It could be the perfect artsy textbook photograph. But I like it when I feel nothing. When you look at old family photos or pictures from your childhood, you can’t stop the feelings and […]