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a certain kind of homesickness

thanks to our parents
we were allowed to have
our own apartment.

a graph on the bathroom mirror
let us know how many days
we’d been outside… 51 more words


With a ticket in-hand...

Remember how in 2013 I made it to 13 new places? I find myself daydreaming, wondering if I can do it again…

I’ve already five “new” places this year anyway: Melbourne, Queesntown, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast, and Tasmania.

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Student Life


My homeland has been on my mind recently, so this seemed apposite:

By the cold lamp of an inn, alone and sleepless,
Why does this traveler’s heart feel sad? 23 more words


It's A Big Day Today

For my mother, with all my love.

His knapsack is packed

His clothes are clean

His hair is neatly combed.

It’s a big day today… 372 more words

About Me

Do's and Don'ts for Dealing with Homesickness

Moving to college is a big change. I mean, you’re moving out of the comfort of your home where you’ve grown up, you’ll be living without your parents for the first time ever, you won’t get to see your pet everyday, you won’t have home cooked meals each night, or your mom to do your laundry. 458 more words

College Life

Settling in, venturing out.

So, we’re settling in. Just about everything is out of the boxes, and in the proper rooms. Not organized, mind you. No. Just out of the boxes and onto a shelf or into a cabinet in all the usual disorganized jumble. 548 more words


Home is where your heart is

Homesickness is something I’ve felt almost always on my longer journeys. I remember the first time I felt it when I was 17 and I had finally got to go on my first journey abroad (I’d been to Sweden though). 599 more words