Writing 201: Wonder Woman

She was an eagle shooting into the stratosphere, a loaded canon flying through the sky in reverse. With magnesium-coated wings that were labeled: “BEWARE. Flammable when exposed to fear.” She was a tiger stalking her prey in the savage night, a shadow engulfing every poisionous strand of ivy. With razor-sharp claws spelling out words in […]

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Writing 201: Trust Me

Trusting you is like carving open the shell of my heart: rarely does it ever go without a twinge of pain, but underneath it all, underneath the battered walls and ruptured vaults something else happens inside. Like gentle waves from the sea trust begins seeping through in gradual, careful amounts. My heart becomes a cup in […]

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Writing 201: An Unexpected Journey

Etching on the skin of the earth journeying not for myrrh but mirth. To dance with dragons, dabble in danger— this hobbit’s luck has been altered since birth.

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Writing 201: Lake Biwa

The ease of water blending into the dim night like smudged ink, pristine.

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If “1989” Became the Soundtrack of a Modern Day Disney Fairytale

1. Welcome To New York Imagine Cinderella getting ready to go to the ball, complete with stockings, clean white stilettos, a little black dress, red lips and of course, a face glowing with excitement as she looks forward to the shimmering, stylish night ahead. The song opens with this exact sense of anticipation, slowly building up to […]

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Marvel Movie Review: Iron Man

So in 2008 this gem of a movie showed up in our theaters, and the world hasn’t been the same ever since. I actually remember watching this when I was still around 11 at the time, cringing at the semi-violent scenes, marveling at the special effects, and also questioning myself on why I was oddly […]

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Album Review: ‘V’ by Maroon 5

I’ve been excited for this album for as long as I can remember, and since we just got dismissed for early break in school, let’s get right to it. 1. Maps My favourite track on the album, right from when it was released as a single. It’s tragic and the music video portrays the consequences […]

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