Creative Writing, Philosophy

Snowdrift (seeing with eyes closed)

“They are struggles which question the status of the individual: on one hand, they assert the right to be different, and they underline everything which makes individuals truly individual. On the other hand, they attack everything which separates the individual, breaks his links with others, splits up community life, forces the individual back on himself,… Continue reading Snowdrift (seeing with eyes closed)

Creative Writing

Gold, Rush (climb into the clouds)

The girl with the black jacket clutched tightly to the metal frame of her bike, the brake wire digging into her fingers, as she descended down the train station stairs. Her mind, swaying from the alcohol in her system, was doing its best to keep focused on the stairs, but there were so many distractions… Continue reading Gold, Rush (climb into the clouds)

Creative Writing

Overheard While Trying to Sleep

"Did I ever tell you about when I had a tumor? Yeah, fuck. When I was nine, i had this tumor. I would wake up in the middle of the night in excruciating pain. People would just say- they're growing pains. that i should eat more bananas.  But dude, I was nine years old, already five feet.… Continue reading Overheard While Trying to Sleep

Creative Writing, Personal

Sporadically Calculated: five

The next day, Holly’s friend Jonah, who she met almost a year ago in a junior transfer, and was one of the most hilariously entertaining people she knew, traveled over an hour to Berkeley, all the way from Fremont, just so the two could catch up. Holly could tell Jonah about him, and her summer,… Continue reading Sporadically Calculated: five

Creative Writing

Shooting Star

//circa March 2016 A comet is flying, shooting past in the sky headed towards a planet. Rocks floating by keep hitting the comet, but it continues to speed towards its impending destruction. The farmer, with his parched lips and muddy shoes, heads inside his home after a long day of tending to the fields. He… Continue reading Shooting Star