Creativity is Never Convenient


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My metaphors edge on ridiculous. But hey, ridiculousness lends itself to accuracy. What’s my metaphor for creativity? Bug catching. I imagine my mind is a green park surrounded by tall trees. As I walk through the park, going about my day, butterflies patter beautifully and wholly arresting through the air. I stop and stare at […]

An Ode to Liminal Places


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It was after a meeting. I’m a board member for a new theatre club and we had our first meeting for the semester. After general body members watched a Prezi and showed slight interest, the board dispersed with excitement, buzzing for plans of the future.  As I followed a fellow board member out of the […]

Respecting the Fragility of the Mind


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I’m the type of person to completely lose myself during a school semester, only to feel like I’ve woken up from a long nap once it’s over. Who was I? Where did all my drive for ambitions go once that person isn’t amidst the throws of exams and term papers? I realized the fragility of […]

History is Slow


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Gist: I’m currently involved in a period of American history, one where people will talk about it for years to come. Maybe I’m alive during the modern fall of Rome. Maybe I’m I’m watching a great country shrivel up into a shell, watching an oppressive regime take over that we only realize to late. Beginning: […]