Month: November 2018

Revolution

When I was younger, my bedtime would be at 9:30. I would be tucked in bed by 9:30, asleep by 10:00, with just about eight and a half hours of sleep before school. Sleeping after 11 o’clock would make me feel like I was breaking a rule or doing something very erroneous. I am fourteen…

By Rhea B November 14, 2018 Off

Rape: The Ceaseless Domino

A number of us wear earplugs when it is noisy, to cancel out any noise around us. However, more often than not, perhaps unintentionally, we do the same with what is happening around us in life. Rape. It is extremely nauseating, the fact that I have to be told not to go out late at…

By Rhea B November 9, 2018 Off

The Nurse at the Park Bench

I am sitting here, in this coffee shop, surrounded by people, yet reaching the extremity of my loneliness. I’m praying that the twelfth graders sitting on the first floor will not notice me. There is this one, rather stupid, thought that I had yesterday, which is still lingering, I cannot get it out of my…

By Rhea B November 3, 2018 Off

Superficiality

It crosses my mind, often enough, the unspoken of superficiality of life in itself. From the very first day of learning our A B Cs, to learning trigonometry, we comply by set guidelines we must follow in order to assert ourselves in life. As controversial as it is, most of us have thought to ourselves,…

By Rhea B November 1, 2018 Off