Writing is something I hold dear to my heart. It became an outlet for me this past year as I went through intense moments of self-doubt, self-pity, and self-loathing. I wondered whether I deserved the benefits I was reaping from a college admissions system that gave so much but also took so much out of [...]
I’m tired of those two words. So quick, so impactful, so much. So unnecessary. Sometimes. I can’t help but wonder if I’ve oversaturated the space around me with these words. Diluting their importance in an effort to display sincerity. Ironic isn’t it? The two words meant to ease the heart has constrained it and has [...]
I have found you not out of necessity, but out of a wishful and a forgotten desire for someone like you in my life. I prayed for someone like you to appear at harvard every day. God never gave me you when I needed you but gifted you to me when He knew I would [...]
I didn’t deserve to meet you last year. I looked up, in mental disarray at a man who was just as confused about life as I was. And yet, I knew it was not the time. You were too good to be true and I was a small freshman with a lot of insecurities and a [...]
I've guarded my heart for 18 years. 18 years I treaded with caution and kept a shield close to my chest, ready to deflect at any moment. But now I'm terrified that when I'm ready to be vulnerable, to let that shield drop to the floor, my history will come to bite me in the [...]
I forgot how beautiful Boston is and everything it holds for us, for those who would like to get to know it. I always forget that I live in such a beautiful place with so much history to offer to those who would like to learn. I stand here in the midst of the Boston [...]
If there is no one to share your happiness with, can you still sustain your happiness? I'm just very curious. I think happiness is contagious, but so is misery. Misery loves company. If that is all the company there is, are we all bound to be miserable?