This painting is by Sharon Cummings and what intrigued me with this painting is how for some reason, I’m getting an image of fire and life in this. Fire is the red surrounding, almost shrouding the sky with this red color. The tree, obviously is what represents life on this canvas, is slowly dying. But, … More Rebirth
I love this painting. Its vibrancy, the use of bright and dark colors combined together to create that perfect shade and tone of nighttime with lamps on the sidewalk. And also how it looks like it’s rain because of the concrete ground being shiny and wet almost. It gives me a sense of calmness and … More Radiance
To converse with the greats by trying their blindfolds on; to correspond with books by rewriting them; to edit holy edicts, and at the midnight hour to talk with the clock by tapping a wall in the solitary confinement of the universe. It is a dare. As I was reading “To Converse with the Greats” … More Dare to Accept
The strong foundation of a student’s start of the day is the feeling of waking up, refreshed and prepared for what’s piled on ahead. It’s what motivates a student to go through the long hours of mandatory education for five days a week, resulting in rewarding successes of good grades, an increase of self-esteem and … More Why Should School Start Later?
“She had been innocent once, a little girl playing with feathers on the floor of a devil’s lair. She wasn’t innocent now, but she didn’t know what to do about it. This was her life: magic and shame and secrets and teeth and a deep, nagging hollow at the center of herself where something was … More Daughter of Smoke and Bone
And just like that All I breathe All I feel You are all for me I’m in And just like that All I breathe All I feel You are all for me No one can lift me, catch me the way that you do I’m still falling for you. Last year, I fell for a … More Still Falling For You
Is there such thing as “stress level”? I know that it’s a term because often times I use it whenever I complain that I have a ton of homework on a school day, an exam or a quiz the next day (curse you calculus and biology!), and school starts at 8 in the morning. I … More Stress Level or just an Exaggeration?
As we grow older, the closer the world of adulthood seems to be getting. Each step at a time, each hour pass, day, months, then years, it’s no wonder there’s a huge difference between how a junior in high school sees the world and a freshman’s point of view. I have a younger sister who … More In the Eyes of Myself