Give Me a Schedule or Give Me Death

Spring break, a time away from deadlines and responsibilities, is a great opportunity to learn more about yourself. I, for instance, have learned that I really don’t like taking time away from deadlines and responsibilities. Earlier this semester, I was stuck in the mire of long readings and intensive projects, and didn’t have the time…

A Step in the Right Direction

If you’ve been a reader for a while, you might remember this poem I posted a while back. I wrote it over winter break, fiddled with it, shared it, and didn’t think about it again. Now that I’m on break again, I’m using my free time to write new poems and dig up old ones to see…

My Body Is Temple (My Mind’s Just Not Inside It)

Okay, reader, prepare yourself, because I’m about to make another college-course-relating-to-life intro to this post. So in several of my classes this semester, the body has been a big topic. Most discussions mirror Proust’s narrator’s claim that the body is an unknowable creature we are bound to—most of us live divorced from our bodies, seeing…

Who Are We?

Many of the courses I’ve been taking this semester have left me asking myself questions outside of class, which is great—I’m learning! I’m being inquisitive and curious!—except that they’re unanswerable. The one that’s been taking up the largest portion of my headspace recently is the one in the title: Who are we? By that I…