Some Shakespeare for the soul

/What you do Still betters what is done. When you speak, sweet. I’ld have you do it ever: when you sing, I’ld have you buy and sell so, so give alms, Pray so; and, for the ordering your affairs, 2020 To sing them too: when you do dance, I wish you A wave o’ theContinue reading “Some Shakespeare for the soul”

E.E. Cummings: “I carry your heart with me”

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling) i fear no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true) and it’s you are whatever aContinue reading “E.E. Cummings: “I carry your heart with me””

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is approaching. I thought I’d rewind the clock. Before there were roses, diamonds, and for some, disappointments, there were the paper bags that everyone would prepare. Teachers looked on cringing as we made a mess with glue and glitter. The pink and red construction paper grew thin and wet with excessive glue. As weContinue reading “Valentine’s Day”

Death on an autumn day

Like a dog that goes by itself to die, that is what my grieving process was compared to, by my best friend; that I go away and cry silently, and then talk about it. I never thought of myself like that. Right now though, there’s something comforting to me about writing, about seeing letters andContinue reading “Death on an autumn day”

Love never fails

Love “beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:7 “Love never fails” Love, every person seems to have their own definition or interpretation of this word. It’s interesting to think that perhaps we could have never existed yet here we are, being. We are privileged enough to live,Continue reading “Love never fails”

Jeux d’enfants

Jeux d’enfants Children’s Games By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez Quand est-ce que Cyrano sortira de son ombre, When will Cyrano step out, Sortir de son ombre au-dessous du balcon; step out of the shadows beneath the balcony; Des litanies des mensonges et d’émotion pure c’est sa lumière unique. A litany of lies and pure emotion hisContinue reading “Jeux d’enfants”

A Week of Dodging and Trying to Find People

By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez     It’s been a week of trying to gain composure, learning to avoid people, staying awake to study for tests and walking up to people to interrogate them as sources.      From the beginning of the week, Student Government campaigners were all over the place trying to talk to people, four at a time, as others were trying to getContinue reading “A Week of Dodging and Trying to Find People”

What is There to Read?

  When books become shallow and unworthy of time. By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez       So I was reading in the October 19, 2009 New Yorker Magazine, the article/essay by Rebecca Mead about Alloy Entertainment books. Today I was at a bookstore browsing around. I sadly walked out with only a LSAT prep book but when IContinue reading “What is There to Read?”