Carver's Letter to Santa that changes his life.
When we look at the world and look at the lives we live, an authenticity has been lost. We are in autopilot, pursing mundane tasks and pushing aside the things that fuel our fire. In other words, growing up SUCKS, and in the process, most of us have forgotten how to dream. How sad is [...]
“Growing up I have always been asked, 'why do you love to be the center of attention? What does the attention get you?' I now have a reason to tell the truth.” Ashley said in front of her sophomore character development class. Ashley had been struggling to give her main and ancillary characters depth beyond [...]
The waiting room is bland, almost resembling that of an airport terminal. Splashed with drab gray-colored walls and pale, sputum yellow airport chairs. All concessions present but already closed for today. Just multiple rows of chairs and enough room in between for pacing. The “waiting room” game is never a game that is intentional or [...]
This seems like a story I’ve told before, even though it's the first time writing it down. Maybe I’ve been too scared, or maybe I only write to give myself closure and I wasn’t ready to close this chapter of you. But today I am ready. To write about time and about healing, all things [...]
The night brings you silence. It brings you time to let worries and incongruences from the past hours drift away from your body. On the darkest of nights, these memories and moments can come flooding back, filling your soul until eyes burst at their lids and blur your vision. On more peaceful of nights, the [...]
Disappointment happens every day. The thing about disappointment is it changes you every time it occurs. It makes you revaluate some of the things going on concurrently in your life. Are you even meant for the thing you failed at? Are you strong enough to make it through? Is this another bump in the road [...]