Elsewhere, We Became #5

Ellie looked for home and she made one in the arms of a French man. His accent drove her wild, his cologne a faint promise that clung to her clothes, in her bed, on her skin. She loved him, in every way a 22 year-old red-headed stripper from Baltimore could love a client. Years passed […]

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August 2017 Read-a-thon

Since the summer quarter of college ended, I couldn’t wait to get back into reading. There’s pleasure in reading because I want to and not because a paper is due next week.  From the moment I stepped into my apartment, I slid a book off the shelf. The sound of it was relief, a wanting I […]

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Ten Genres Defined

What the heck is a genre? For a word we use so often to describe our taste in music, books, or art, do we know what it means? A genre is a category that we assign depending on focus and style. By organizing tastes into specific genres, we create rules that define whether or not […]

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A Pair of Poems

In 2015, I wrote a pair of poems I submitted to Aberration Labyrinth. At the time, I didn’t know what I was feeling and I struggled to express myself. There didn’t seem to be words for what I was feeling but I knew if I could write it down or say it aloud, I would be […]

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For Ryan

Dear Ryan, I know you think I’ll forget all about you when I move to Seattle, but below are videos that prove to you I won’t. We didn’t expect to be friends. In fact, our immediate fate was becoming Chemistry partners in Rong’s class. I thought she was evil and you thought this was funny. […]

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