Lately, I’ve gone through quite a big shift. I don’t know how to explain it really. Between wanting and not wanting, caring and not caring. Of course it’s a lot more than that too. Shock and aura. Things are stronger and brighter and I feel on the edge of something inexpressible. Coded messages in the… Continue reading Sinking
As an applicant, students are urged to find a school that is most in line with their personality. Even introverted, or uncomfortable, students have to spill their most personal stories to strangers in the series of required short essays. All of this, for what? The “holistic” measure by which schools judge applicants. In exchange for your… Continue reading The Model Minority is Losing Patience
I have synesthesia, and people come in flavors. That’s what I think, anyway. My mother reminds me of hot chocolate– sweet and full of gentle warmth. My father is the flavor of mint, sharp and bright. I’ve encountered so many flavors my mental taste buds are seasoned professionals. Nutty, bitter, pineapple + jalapeno, cotton candy… Continue reading Flavors
I grew up in a Christian family, so this post was conflicting and difficult for me to write. As much as my subconscious is arguing against it, I want to voice my thoughts. Here we go. In regards to religion, something that supposedly should dictate my lifestyle, I don’t feel as if I’m unreasonable in wanting a… Continue reading God?
What is depression? It’s impossible to explain. When you are very depressed or lonely- unable to leave the house, the bed, or to think of anything but the depression- it can be unbearably hard. Sometimes I feel so heavy that I can barely get up in the morning, so sad that I can barely keep… Continue reading connotation denotation