Month: October 2020

Written Reminders

I woke up with a knot in my stomach. Nothing is wrong, not at the moment anyway. For some reason, my body decided that the best way to wake me was to start questioning things that aren’t a problem at the moment. My anxiety, I realized, is driven by questions of who I will be …

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showing who you are

Silent Responses

“I’ll knock, you’ll talk.” I smiled as I continued marking the form three composition books. This statement was too familiar, and it took me back to my high school days. The staffroom is a lot of things to different people, but it is the place where things can accelerate too fast to students. Whether you …

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The Art of Resurfacing

I think about death a lot. It doesn’t scare me; it annoys me. I hate that it comes unannounced, that it takes people without discrimination on gender, age, sexuality, and whatever other thing people use to define themselves. It angers me because it has no consideration for the person it takes or those it leaves …

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