Category Archives: Writing

Thoughts on School

there is a girl at your school. you don’t know her that well, but you pass her every friday in the corridors. when she is with her sibling, they glitter, like a cold, rushing stream in italy under the hot … Continue reading

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Loyalty

Loyalty is a confusing thing. Such a strong, heavy burden, contained within seven letters. (But, I suppose, that’s the beauty of language, how it takes these enduring emotions and packs them into little symbols that are meant to represent what they … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Women of Game of Thrones, Pt 1

The quintessential “strong female character” usually has a checklist of traits: She wears makeup, but not too much and she’s never vain. She’s “one of the boys”. She’s a good shot. She doesn’t cry. She uses “girl” as an insult. … Continue reading

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Musings On Several Goddesses of the Greek Sort

Let’s talk about Persephone. Let’s talk about a Persephone who takes Hades’ hand and goes with him willingly. Let’s talk about a Persephone who loves the Underworld, who takes to Cerberus like a duck to water and leaves little flowers trailing … Continue reading

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Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time Three days ago I realized I was living on borrowed time when my mother gave me an ultimatum: “Either you start dressing like a girl and talking like a girl and acting like a girl or you’re going … Continue reading

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Rape Culture: It’s Real (And You Should Give A Shit)

We as a whole, have finally started to acknowledge the rape culture that runs rampant throughout society. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, rape culture has been defined as: a complex set of beliefs that encourage male sexual aggression … Continue reading

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The Big Gay Moment of Realization: Did you have one?

Some people have known they were gay (or bi or ace or pan or whatever sexuality you happen to be, just not straight) since they were kids. Some figured it out when they were in middle school. And some are … Continue reading

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On Canons and Headcanons

So a while ago, I got a comment on one of my Harry Potter metaposts basically questioning why I bothered to write meta at all, since actual HP canon couldn’t be changed because Rowling had already written it, and questioning … Continue reading

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2014 kinda sucked––but it was good at the same time

So 2014 was … eventful, to say the least. Hopefully, we all know about the Mike Brown case, resulting bullshit verdict, and the still-ongoing protesting (which I 110% support btw). There were also the Hong Kong protests, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, … Continue reading

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Poetry Titles and Poetry Jams

So, recently my interest in poetry has grown a lot. And by a lot, I mean I’m filling up notebooks with them and I’ve entered the Poetry Jam at my high school, even though I’m absolutely petrified of talking in public. … Continue reading

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