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How does elections in high school feel?

Very stressful and anxious. There’s definitely a lot more on the line than winning. High school becomes very close knit through social media, friends, classes, and just seeing people around a lot. 162 more words

Friday

weather forecast...

like a lingering storm
in the room
she stares
while
he
awaits
the next down pour
of rage

https://slpmartin.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/weather-forecast.mp3

Poetry

Intent

Intent.

Intention.

Intending.

Intended.

That is what I am doing today, right now, with this blog post.

I am setting my intention. I am setting it so that not long from now, there will be a wooden floor beneath my feet, a mirror in front of my awareness, and a group of people behind me, also staring at themselves in the mirror and also having wood beneath their own feet. 1,393 more words

Walking the Peace Lines of Belfast

It’s hard to think about Northern Ireland without thinking of the Troubles. The years of¬†news headlines, car bombs, shootings and images of black balaclavas will haunt the city for many years to come. 2,216 more words

Travel

Five Photos- Five Stories Day 5


The fragrance of flowers follows me in my dreams. In the midst of all the troubles, I sigh for those carefree moments of my life. 86 more words

Life

A father's hug

No matter how disappointed he may be,

He smiles warmly to me

No words needed,

Just the look of understanding in his eyes instead

I’m definitely a burden, 40 more words

Poetry

Contradictions & Heavy Liftin'

Who are you?

Rain dripped down from the window sills and poured into an empty glass

A friend longed for the fresh water, to travel throughout her body, in hopes to reach her mind… 648 more words

Love