CategoryPoetry

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I can’t stop him from coming to see me. However much I pray, I plead, I beg and I believe, he comes. Sometimes I know he’s coming. There’s the shiver of the back, the creeping dread, the sixth sense that says he’s around, although I can’t see him. Other times, I get no warning. He just appears next to me, whispering foul things into my ear. You’re not good...

how many

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how many more kids have to die before we begin to say that taking away guns might mean we kill fewer children how many more schools need to have bullet holes before we decide we don’t want another shooting at a school ever again how many of our children have to watch their friends and siblings be killed at the place they learn to grow up before we look at other countries and realise their dying...

other.

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Photo by Evandro Saroka on Unsplash I am a pilot — trapped within the prison of my own body;Never to leave;And as I am the only voice in my head, I find myselfoften feeling or thinking as if I am the only one in the world a weird, wonderful, dangerous place. The world is whatyou make of it, but there are other people, and they are all tryingto make it for them, too. And as we walk bysay “Hey! How...

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“Wide angle shot of an elevated train speeding through the Chicago skyline.” by Sawyer Bengtson on Unsplash when i first walkedinto that room, wondering whetheri would be acceptedseennoticedreported we speak the same words yet they mean so differentwe think the same ideas yetand yeteither the world was not ready for these ideas or i was not ready for thearch we walked underspace jam i don’t...

How not to have an opinion

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Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash By a journalism student, professionally expected to have no opinions How to have an opinion Read. Read books, read reviews, read the newspaper. Read websites. Learn about the world around you and how it relates to yourself. Consider. Consider the things you value. And the things you don’t. Recognize that you have a system of values, and while you could believe...

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