GRAPHIC WARNING: I don't get too grotesque in this, but there is mention of guns and blood near the end. If this is upsetting to you it may be best not to read. The good news is though most of my other writing doesn't contain anything like it! As the sun dawned over the blissful … Continue reading Appearances are not Always as They Seem
Books are easier to read than people.Words on a page hold more merit than expressions on a face.Lines and stanzas and paragraphs.They have form, linking together to form coherent memories. But people- they make no logical sense.Their decisions are fueled by hidden motives.Their faces pose as masks, the closest contender to showing their true expression.Mouths … Continue reading Books Are Easier to Read Than People
Brain is screaming,My head is spinning.Words fly through my thoughts;An endless garble of chaos. I hear someone calling my name-Ooh, is that a butterfly? No. Focus. Keep focus.Pay attention. Listen. Focus.Psychology is the study of-Crap, did I forget my homework? I think I have an essay due on Monday- No. Stop it! Listen.Focus your thoughts, … Continue reading Focus.
1. 2. 3.Lights blink out like fireflies;One by one they float into the night, Their bright fire dwindles out as they find their place among the stars.He takes them home, leaving their light to shine on forevermore.But here,Down below,Their warmth no longer radiates on,It leaves when the light blinks out its last.And we mourn;We mourn … Continue reading Light Like Fireflies
Around noon today I started watching Magnolia Table from Joanna Gaines with my mom. In the first episode she makes fatayer with Lebanese salad and baklava. We decided to mix up our meal plan and make it too, and boy it was good! The fatayer is literally just biscuits flattened out and filled with hamburger … Continue reading I think I found my new favorite meal.
At lunch yesterday my dad walked through our back door into our kitchen and told my mom and I that we'd be having crayfish for dinner the next night. Having thought nothing of it I set it aside in my mind and went about my day. Today I spent the past 3 hours watching video-essays … Continue reading Shellfish are Disgusting: Prove Me Wrong
Emotions suck, that's a fact of life. Anxiety, sadness, anger, etc. Usefull in a primal sense and a modern sense, but they always come when we don't want them to. We're never actually prepared to deal with them. A lot of us have anxiety disorders or just generally struggle to comprehend and compose out emotion-fueled … Continue reading Coping Techniques for When Emotions Suck
I've never been in love.Not truthfully, at least.Broken heart beats flutter by like Sparrows' wings.Quick and fleeting.Leaving you to reminisce in their wake.Each downward beat of the wings, and pump of the chest hold but weary reminders of lessons learned past.To be in love is a lesson my heart yearns to learn.But books merely spout … Continue reading Sparrows’ Wings
Have you ever noticed that the cold seems to be much more lasting than the heat? I suppose cold is merely the absence of heat. Without heat the cold itself would be non-existent. Then again, nothing exists without its counterpart, so heat couldn't exist without the cold. Heat is one of our most proactive sources … Continue reading Amongst the Winter Storm
At the hour when all seems still in the dusk of night, the sky sits an unwavering sheet of black, blanketing the horizon. And the old grandfather clock chimed midnight. Noise erupted from its bellows, sending forth a shrill sound through the dead night of the old, crickety house. Though none of the residents of … Continue reading The Old Grandfather Clock