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Modern society and the busy people who inhabit it

ACT I Setting: a hipster coffee shop where twenty-somethings flock Nadine: Wait just a second, I’ve gotta get a picture… Charlie: For Instagram… yeah, we all know. Nadine: Gotta give the people what they want Char— Charlie: [cuts her off] … Continue reading

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She Dreamt of a House with Five Rooms

  She approached the door to the house with timidity. Crossing the threshold into a dimly lit room, only small slivers of light spilled across the floor from the dusty window pane on her left. She placed one foot carefully … Continue reading

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Oppressed, but trying.

When my mind is idle it will always be found hiding in the mountains. When my mind is working diligently it will always be wandering back home to find the clean air and gritty soil. To rest in the quiet … Continue reading

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To: the guy who cat-called me,

Does it make you feel big, like a skyscraper—so tall, to call out to random women on these dirty, city, streets? You say, “Hey baby, won’t you back that ass up?” And I say nothing, but my cheeks grow red, … Continue reading

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wednesday.

BEEP BEEP BEEP, the alarm blares. I realize that It is Wednesday. The anxiety is already settling into the corners of my stomach while the sound of rustling sleeping bags disturbs the still air. The day is just beginning and … Continue reading

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Mowing the Lawn

The sun is a watch that constantly falls out of sync my palate is invaded by lucid beginnings, Will the ice cream drip on the sidewalk… Or nah? It is melting because it is so terribly cold outside. The musty … Continue reading

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The Pink Apron

The glorified napkin that gets thrown over a hook at the end of each day, begging to be washed, it is the young messy child who just wants love, affection, and undivided attention. It is the warmth of a summer … Continue reading

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freely thinking.

My eyes are fixed, but my mind roams freely outside of the confines of this room. The lecture hums on, but I have gone, gone. Drawn into my depths.

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Spring Break 2015: Guyan Valley, West Virginia

As I breathe in the fresh, mountain air I feel myself becoming intoxicated, Drunk off of the fumes of pristine nature, and long days full of hard work, I decide to swap the palm trees for pine trees, I swap … Continue reading

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holding hands

I feel You reach down and grab my hand, Your grip is firm and permanent. I know that You are never letting go. I have cried out like a little child for this I have yearned for Your hand, and … Continue reading

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