The Idea of Home

This essay is a self-analysis of possibly my best poem so far, Before the War Came. I have always been drawn to the idea of ‘home’, in all its physical, literary, metaphorical, and symbolic meanings. This may have come from my own experiences in moving home and countries, which may have led to a strong […]

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Theory of Cracks

All of us are born with cracks. Cracks make up your body and existence. Some of them are inherent, some are natural, and some are left behind by other people.

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He treated her like she was his sun. An important part of his life. Without her, his day didn’t begin. 

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Good Things That Have Happened in 2017

2017 was a mixed-bag of the year. Our newsfeeds were filled with negative stories and near-apocalypse worthy beef. However, looking beyond the shit-encrusted blinkers, some very good things have happened this year. Fiona the Hippo Born six weeks premature in a Cincinnati zoo, Fiona easily became an internet sensation with many people rooting for her […]

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Before The War Came

hiraeth(n.)   a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the grief, the yearning for the lost spaces of your past. “Go back to where you came from!” I wish I could. But my home is burning. And I’m aching for the beautiful place my home […]

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