Author: Nii Ayikwei Parkes. Overview of my thoughts: I think this book was downright brilliant. Synopsis: Some minister’s girlfriend comes to a village called Sonokrom, where she’s freaked out by some inexplicable remains of what appears to have once been a living creature. (There’s a blue bird feather in the same room.) An egotistical maniac… Continue reading My Thoughts: Tail of the Blue Bird
People who are dying of thirst know that they need water to survive. That if they raise their voices to ask, someone may just bring it. We always assume those dying of thirst would like their thirst quenched. Sometimes, they would not. It is a curious thing, the mind of a person who does not… Continue reading We Will Not Pray For Ourselves.
I know people usually post their reflections upon the year like a month earlier than I’m doing mine, but you are reading the words of a someone who might as well be a professional procrastinator. A year ago, I published a blog post about how my theme for 2017 was excellence, and how tied my… Continue reading An Overdue Update on “Excellent, 2017”
This past semester (Fall 2017), I enjoyed school for the first time in like six years. It’s quite surprising, and/but it doesn’t change the fact that I would drop out if given enough freedom (and given about 10 million dollars in addition so I know it’s real). First of all, I had all professors of… Continue reading About last sem’s academic stuff.
You go to sleep each night and wake up every morning looking forward to breakfast. It is your favorite meal of the day. On some days, it is the only proper meal you even have. Breakfast is really nothing special. It’s nearly the same thing every time: eggs are assured, whether scrambled or fried –… Continue reading Breakfast
“Do you want to talk about it?” No, person number five hundred and sixty-four, we do not. You know why? Because we are oversharers already. It feels like we have spent all our lives ranting and ranting and ranting to people physically and virtually, in private and in public, spilling all our thoughts and emotions… Continue reading “Do You Want To Talk About It?”