Friendship | Prose

The best way to start a friendship is to begin, earnestly and swiftly, sowing the seeds of its ruin. For when they try to escape, the object of your adoration will be entrapped in a garden of thorn-baring lies and intoxicating, ivory snakes, hungry and innocent eyes plunging the adoree into deep, black waters. ~…

what did they do before they invented the silence?

I wonder if I’m as loud as my cells and organelles. I wonder, I wonder, I wonder. ~ What did they do before they invented the silence? What could they have done before its existence? It must have been an impossible time, because I can never find it. Outside, I hear the animals. Inside, I…

2 Conversations I Overheard Girls Talking About

First Conversation: Boys & Stuff “Yeah, but what’s your body count?” I hate when I’m in the bathroom and a group of girls start having a loud conversation. Their words tend to bounce off the walls to make even their whispers sounds like screams. Since I drink about 100 cups of water a day, I’m…

The Problem with the Frozen and Incredibles Sequels | Disney Issue

Whether it be six or fourteen years after their predecessor, animated movie sequels are more often than not more miss than hit. I first realized this during the summer of 2018, when Incredibles 2 was released. The visuals were astounding– like the hyper-realistic and beautifully rendered textures–and they were enough to distract me from the…