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I read somewhere that you can’t write good poetry unless your heart is fragmented, wrung like a wet towel: twisted and desperate. Only then can you create pretty words that actually mean something. 222 more words

Advice: Surprise! There's a Camera in my Bedroom

Dear Bartender and Priestess,

I was raised Catholic, and my parents and I go to church semi-regularly. I am 19 years old and in college, and still live with my parents. 2,088 more words

A Stream of Consciousness: Emotional Maturity

Emotional maturity is a work in progress. Take an 18 year old, a 39 year old, and a 67 year old. Sure, their age may make them different, but who’s to say that one is more mature than the other? 131 more words


An Adult's Manifesto

I’m here to simplify your life today. We live in a world cluttered by too many words, too many plans, and too many things. If I was a corporate goon I’d come up with a “mission statement” to help us focus our lives, but I’m typing to you while wearing yoga pants and a t-shirt I bought at the thrift store. 79 more words

If I Plug My Ears, God Can't Tell Me What To Do

The anger is within me...

I recently read the parable of the empty boat. A monk decides to meditate alone, away from his monastery. He takes his boat out to the middle of the lake, moors it there, closes his eyes and begins his meditation. 138 more words


What July Bought Me

July bought me another year of life.  That I happily celebrated.  Yes, I said happily.

It bought me a lot of changes too.  It definitely tested the growth that I thought I gained.   451 more words


Future Self

Dear future self,

I want to remind you to never give up and just live every day to the fullest. Remember that you are the creator of your own life. 132 more words