Here it goes: you’re fond of something new— someone new. You’re giddy as hell, you keep checking your phone for a text filled with sweet nothings, you’re a little more chipper than usual, and the diagnosis? You’ve got a big fat case of “school kid crush”. It’s something you can’t hide when you’re smiling at […]Read more "a mirage of adoration and curiosity"
What are you like when you’re with your family and friends? What are you like when talking to randos at a concert? What are you like with your Uber driver? What are you like sitting next to a chatty, and questionably tipsy stranger on a plane? Which reminds me: Anna Kendrick once tweeted “Tipsy on […]Read more "different you’s different me’s"
Blank white screen; at times bleak, at times limitless. I like the way it looks; immeasurably luminous but also dimmed with artificial backlight if you choose for it to be. Kind of like life; yeah I’m about to go there. I’m about to throw a metaphor on life your way and you’re probably thinking “Bye, […]Read more "blank white screen"
The shadowed subject of social anxiety is something I’ve pondered, witnessed, and sometimes felt. I’m not sure why, but it’s rarely discussed and I don’t hear about it often. Maybe because its traits are innocently perceived as shyness or nervousness, soft-spoken or reserved— and simple enough, that is the case for some, it’s just their personality. […]Read more "a seat at the table for social anxiety"
Here I am highly caffeinated— in a mild, lukewarm panic sitting in a somewhat secluded corner of Starbucks. Lacing the final touches on a draft I’ve been meaning to finish for weeks. A post I finally felt proud of. A post that truly captured the passion I felt for a particular topic, and then it […]Read more "You’ve Got Bigger Fish To Fry"
I’m not sure how qualified I am to speak on certain matters, however like everybody else, I’m still learning, I’m still growing, and I’m still making foolish mistakes that I’m supposed to be advancing from. I continue to tell stories that have etched sketched their ways into my memory, I continue to battle mental breakdowns […]Read more "I don’t need you; I want you"
My first impression of downtown Denver: every vibrant hue of the rainbow and then some is tossed across this entire city of radiant vibes. If you’re familiar with Denver, you already know what I’m about to say next..the street art mannnn. It’s everywhere your pretty little eyes curiously wander. It’s on the secluded walls of […]Read more "Dear, Denver: I’m Coming Back For More"