The Rude Awakening of Adulthood

What do you want to be when you grow up? If you asked my 15-year-old self she would give you a straight answer. Ask my 18-year-old self and she will tell you she’s gearing herself towards one specific goal. But if you ask me now, all I can tell you is that I do not …

Pieces of Peace: Young Uncertainty

When I was sixteen years old I contemplated about death. I had suicidal thoughts when I was fifteen and I at some point had a suicide attempt. I will not get into too much detail on that because it’s all behind me and my future is looking bright. Well I’d like to think it is …

Dear Cupid: Romeo & Other 14-Year-Old Delusions

It’s still 2010, I had two journals during this time.  One was filled with musings and dreams while the other is filled with poetry and songs. Take note, during this time in my life I was obsessed with Romeo & Juliet. I unironically watched different versions of the story. It wasn’t that I was a big …