Daily prompts · Life

The Meaning of Words

I recently found myself alone with 3 hours to spare between lectures. As soon as I arrived at the on-campus café in which I practically live, I happened to run into a friend and we sat down to chat while waiting for our respective lessons. Being on the line between friendly acquaintances and friends, the… Continue reading The Meaning of Words

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Not quite a poem, not quite prose

It doesn't start off as a roller coaster. In fact, it creeps up on you, slowly, patiently; branching out inside you, establishing itself and making a home in your very core. You don't notice it at first, second, third. It doesn't affect you at the start, but after the first lap you find your energy… Continue reading Not quite a poem, not quite prose


Life as a Second-Generation Immigrant

Migration is a concept that has been around for as long as there has been life on Earth; early humans, pre-humans and animals all have a pattern of migration that is traceable back to the origins of each species. The most famous human migrations include the discovery of the Americas, workforce from Eastern Europe to… Continue reading Life as a Second-Generation Immigrant


5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Uni

University is a unique experience, both in comparison to other students’ university experiences and the ones that you have later in life. Regardless, there are some things that are similar or identical across the board no matter what role you play at university, and quite often they are the things you aren’t told about, or… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Uni