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college day dreams

I’m a sophomore, far enough away from college, but ever since I was in the seventh grade, all anyone’s been asking me during family reunions or Christmas is college questions. When you’re younger you feel like you have no weight … Continue reading

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Changing

It’s crazy how fast people change. It feels like just yesterday when my childhood friends and I were placing graham crackers in our kindergarten cubbies for our Thumbelina dolls to eat, or sitting under the big, protective oak tree, hiding … Continue reading

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Exhausted

For the girls: a few questions. Isn’t it exhausting? Exhausting to have a standard already set for what makes a woman beautiful? Everywhere you look, you see a beautiful girl with beautiful hair, skin, and eyes, a beautiful smile and … Continue reading

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roadblock

falling in love is like learning to drive. at first, you stop too often, jumpy, and look left and right  left and right  left and right before easing your way into the intersection. you make your first turn; you drive … Continue reading

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On our hill

Like so many students at this school, I don’t live at home. I don’t even live in my home country, not even on the same continent. So many people at this school took the risk of moving across the globe, … Continue reading

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Spare Change

I collect memories in my head like a child picks up change off the pavement. A visual: Boy walks home on the sidewalk, making sure to hop over every crack in the pavement. He spots a penny, examines it between … Continue reading

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Chemical

Chemicals. You are wired  – it is how your brain functions. You are programmed – you are made in one specific way. You have a chemical makeup, you are your own chemical makeup. It epitomizes you, it controls you, it decides … Continue reading

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