Category: Literature

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The Art of Reading and Eating

I am cross-legged on top of a tie-dyed blanket, my bike leaning against the tree behind me. The sound of the lapping waterfall churning through the pond enfolds into the whistling of the birds and the distant train. The breeze chatters its way through my loose curls, tossing it away from my face. The grease stain on my inner right calf left from the … Read More The Art of Reading and Eating

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Inanimate Dealings: A Letter-Story Adventure

The following is the manifestation of Nick and I’s endeavors in crafting an improvised story through letters. The title is simply a working one, any recommendations would be duly noted and heartily appreciated. I began the campaign: it took itself over from there. –——–——–——–——–——–——–——–——–——–——- Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to inform you of a serious complaint I have regarding your product. On … Read More Inanimate Dealings: A Letter-Story Adventure

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Welcome To My Mind Palace

I don’t know what it is about purposelessly oscillating along the lightly snowy trails which hug the chatty Mur river, dancing past cyclists and hand-holding dog owners in the brisk January noontime sun–the sanctifying, scotch-drinking voice of Gary Sinise narrating John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley through the left bud of my half-working headphones–that promotes a welling state of optimal mind digestion. By this, I … Read More Welcome To My Mind Palace

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A Tribute to Harper Lee: Her Impact Upon Humanity

I hold profound respect for Harper Lee. The ideas that leaked from her mind and her morals onto the pages of To Kill a Mockingbird leave me bamboozled every time at the exactness of the essence of human kindness that they capture. Written in this legacy are scores upon scores of essential quotes that, if taken seriously and by enough people, could mean an abrupt … Read More A Tribute to Harper Lee: Her Impact Upon Humanity