January 27, 2019
If walls could whisper
They would whisper to me
"We'll keep you sheltered my dear, but we can't set you free
Jordan Mackampa, Salt
I sat in my stifling apartment, staring at my phone. The sun was beating through my window, and although it seemed that my air...
January 20, 2019
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Won’t you give yourself a try?
The 1975, Give Yourself a Try
In Greek Mythology, when Pandora was sent to Earth, Zeus sent with her with a gift:...
January 13, 2019
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In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,
And ate of it.
I said, “Is it good, friend?”
“It is bitter—bitter,” he an...
January 6, 2019
The dial tone echoed through my clouded mind.
It took thirty minutes to press 'call,' and every bone in my body wished she wouldn’t answer.
“Hello?” My mother’s voice on the other side of the line.
“Mom,” I said shakily, pacing around my dorm room, heart pounding, “I have...