Pain

I can’t figure out what I’m going to write about. I’ve been spending so much time reading countless things for work and I’ve been slowly getting through my never-ending, must-read list. I have some spare time, so we’ll see if anything good will come out of it. Actually, I just came across an interesting prompt:…

Thankful

Hey, I just finished The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This Is How You Lose Her and loved both, considering it took less than two weeks to finish them. Lately, I’ve been reading nothing but classics, so going from the beautifully written prose of All the Kings Men to the raw, gritty prose…

Car Crash

Over the weekend, five teenagers from my neighborhood were killed in a car accident when they drove into oncoming traffic and crashed into another car, severely injuring them as well. As someone who has been in an intense car accident–due to a lack of carelessness and inexperience–I can sort of relate. I know the fear…

Alive

You’re standing in a field and there’s a tree in the distance. It’s summer and all of the leaves have grown. You get to the field early in the day, so the rays of sunlight are visible. Birds are chirping, trying to find bugs for their young. You can’t see them from where you’re standing,…