A leaf falls against the window, a subtle impact on the glass.
Instinctively, I glance towards it, watching the leaf continue its gravity fuelled journey to the ground. 193 more words
When I’m working at the public library and have to fill the biography display, I often try to put this one out for people to grab. 175 more words
Yes, this is an oldie but a goodie. From 1989, Canadian writer Evelyn Lau released her diary which documents her time as a teenage runaway who escaped into the depths of the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver’s roughest and toughest neighbourhood, even to this day in the face of gentrification it still holds strong. 72 more words
growing up, i always had this strange inner conflict between the culture of my environment and the culture of my heritage. sometimes it leads to a myriad of misunderstandings, but extract that from the equation and you get some pretty funny moments left over. 223 more words