Late April Meltdown

Writing Challenge: April 17, 2018 Prompt: How are you feeling today? Today, I’m un-naturally calm. The kind of calm I get when I shut down my emotions to avoid a complete melt-down. I broke up with my boyfriend this weekend and immediately regretted it. I know our relationship is complicated and messy, and often unhealthy- … Continue reading Late April Meltdown

Education

Writing Challenge: Feb 21, 2018 Prompt: how important do you think education is? My Grandpa has a saying: “The root of all evil isn’t money; it’s intolerance”. I am inclined to believe him, for it is intolerance that breeds fear, apathy, and hatred, but I take Grandpa’s philosophy further. The root of all evil is … Continue reading Education

Midterms and RWBY

Hi Everyone! I know my postings have become sparse of late. I've fallen sadly behind in my writing challenges and have been skipping out on posting on my blog. Sorry! I'm not going to lie to you, Midterms have been crazy this year. I recently changed majors and the homework load near midterms had dramatically … Continue reading Midterms and RWBY

Fiddle-Footed

Writing Challenge: February 10, 2018 Prompt: Write something using a "word of the day". Word of the Day: Fiddle-Footed- restlessly wandering   I couldn’t sit still. First I tapped my foot- Waggeled my ankle- Flexed my fingers, And fidgeted with my hair. That wasn’t enough. I grabbed my belongings and paced the wall. Up and … Continue reading Fiddle-Footed

Finals Week: a poem

*Inspired by a walk through campus during finals week.*   Finals Week: A Poem   The smell of coffee and desperation is in the air. All along hallways students frantically thumb through textbooks, Mutter over notebooks, And curse over flashcards. Students pass-out on the floor, Backpacks used as pillows and jackets as blankets. I walk … Continue reading Finals Week: a poem

Studying

Writing Challenge: Dec 2, 2017 Prompt: Write about how it feels when you can't focus   Below is a description of my attempts to study for finals. Maybe it’s not that I Can’t focus, it’s more that I don’t want to focus. I have so many other things I’d rather be doing than studying. I … Continue reading Studying

Coffee: The Student’s Boon

Writing Challenge: Dec 5, 2017 Prompt: What do you do when you need a pick-me-up? Nothing picks up the tired college student better than a hot cup of fancy coffee. We aren’t talking about your average, cheap, cup of joe from the nearest fast-food dive. No, I mean treating yourself by spending a whole extra … Continue reading Coffee: The Student’s Boon