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For the Boy Who Kissed My Forehead After a Nightmare

By Hayley Lovell

To The Boy Who Kissed My Forehead After A Nightmare,

I don’t know how many times we had hooked up at that point—less than five, I think, as we only crossed paths on a handful of occasions—but this night sticks out in my memory. 868 more words

Brick by Brick

Written By: Ray

Although my journey as an Adult Fan of LEGO (AFOL) is just beginning, my obsession with the Danish toymaker LEGO began at an early age. 347 more words


This Is Being 23 And Scared

I am 23 years old
and still come crying,
arms open like a scarecrow,
reaching out to my mother,
asking her why things hurt
asking her why it’s still so difficult… 182 more words

Time for Wendy to Leave the Nursery

This weekend I had an insight into the world as perceived by an 8-year-old. Over breakfast she informed me: “You’ve had your child life. And you’ve had your teenage life. 505 more words


Are We Clones?

Who are we? Growing up, do we leave pieces of ourselves behind on the way? We forget where we come from, what makes us who we are today. 355 more words

A Separate Peace

The world of ‘A Sparate Peace’ by John Knowles.

‘There was a moment of total, impersonal panic,

and then Finny’s hand shot out and grabbed my arm, and with my balance restored, 80 more words


25 things to do before you turn 25

1. Make peace with your parents. Whether you finally recognize that they actually have your best interests in mind or you forgive them for being flawed human beings, you can’t happily enter adulthood with that familial brand of resentment. 677 more words