I press my face harder and harder against the suede cushions of my couch. For a second I forget how to exist. The harder I push the darker it gets. I need to keep pushing though. I need to find out how to let go. She is gone. She was there, and now she […]
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“You ready to peace out?” David nodded his head and said, “Let’s get the signs.” My roommate, David Ricksecker and I were listening to Donald Trump pander to students at our Alma mater, Liberty University. We decided the day before that we would protest the school’s decision to host Donald Trump on Martin Luther King […]
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The strong smell of wood chippings fills the air, as the carpenter hammers a chisel into wood. With sweat on his brow and calluses on his hand the carpenter pours everything he has into this creation. He finds himself lost in the intricacies of design, and the smell of wood finish. He is completely at […]
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The noise of a rushed and hectic city is drowned out as I place my ear buds in my ears and escape the stress of the week. I walk with the intention to walk and nothing else. I turn and find that as I peer through the city streets of Kayseri, there lies a snow […]
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Humanity; the threshold of divinity or the cesspool of depravity? Who are we? Can I grasp the ideals that form my identity and stake them with immutability? Can I muster from within; the means to impute meaning and purpose? Am I destined to fall fate to the seasickness of this ebb and flow? Honestly? Honestly […]
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