The Deception of Perception: Idolization of Strangers

By Riya Cyriac Hello dear friends on the internet, we meet again in this faceless, virtual reality. In such a faceless, virtual reality, we try to fill the gaps of knowledge. We crave to know people, but we don't even know the true depths of a person until you are living inside their body and … Continue reading The Deception of Perception: Idolization of Strangers

The Gap Between What I Want and What I Have

CURRENTLY: I am writing a scholarship essay for a program that I really love, but it's due quite soon. Like in two days soon. So I need a brain break to distract me from the impending doom. *** The gap between what I want and what I have. If that sounds deep to you, I'm … Continue reading The Gap Between What I Want and What I Have

Why “instapoetry” is Doing Better Than “Traditional Poetry”

Disclaimer: this is my opinon from my personal findings For the past couple of years, there has been an swell in the consumption and creation of poetry, and as an aspiring poet myself, I wanted to get to the bottom of it. From a general perspective, the answer is simple, and doesn't require a research … Continue reading Why “instapoetry” is Doing Better Than “Traditional Poetry”

Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar: 15 Thoughts While Reading + #OwnVoices Reflection

I had the honor to be an ARC reader for debut author, Shveta Thakrar's, Star Daughter, a mystical tale of a half-mortal, half-star Indian teenager named Sheetal. After an accident, Sheetal's father is hospitalized, and needs a full star to help her heal him. Sheetal's quest to save her father will take her to a … Continue reading Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar: 15 Thoughts While Reading + #OwnVoices Reflection