Relax more- Write Better

This is dedicated to all the students. I want to remind you that you are allowed to relax. As important as all your projects are, especially now, near the end of term, you might be more productive if you set time aside just to wonder. If you haven’t already, start planning ahead. It might seem like a bore that doesn’t…
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The Struggles of Beginner Poet

I started my writing course with an open mindset towards free verse. I end up writing a little everyday now, and some of it has been said to be good. It sounds like steady learning. I’ve been encouraged, even last year, to send my poetry off to magazines. Now, that’s a scary world out there. If you ever even looked…
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Demonic poetry

So, I’ve done Ekphrastic poetry on my course. It’s about getting inspiration from a painting. I had previously thought that writing anything that goes alongside a painting is an easy way out of giving the reader concrete imagery. I tried it nevertheless and was not disappointed. My tutors opened my eyes to how a painting should r eally be enjoyed.…
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Writing the Grey

The one problem all of us humans have is putting things in categories of either “right” or “wrong.” You can see that on the internet especially, am I right? Go down to the comments section and it’s hell. Somehow it always ends up being an argument on religion or politics. It finds itself everywhere, even in the most obscure topics.…
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My love and hate for Open-Mic events

I attended one yesterday: the celebration of the spoken word. I had been to many before, where I felt welcome and where, ultimatley, I grew. Living with my boyfriend now, and going to the same university, I thought he’d enjoy an open-mic as well. He is a soul that appriciates art a lot. It ended up being a shame. There…
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