The Sorrowful Souvenir

You will forever be embossed in my heart, How I feel tormented by your departure. Your love and support is my remedy, Stored in the deepest of memories.   When you’re young, your heart’s an open book. A childhood where love is all you Making nostalgia the crook   The type of innocent love With…

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A Quick Overview of Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century, based on French economist Thomas Piketty’s book of the same name, is a documentary dedicated to exploring wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States. The documentary argues against the dangers of unbridled capitalism by delving into the state of capital throughout history, and the journey it’s taken…

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Funeral for my Straight Self

Featured Image: Laura Shannonhouse We are gathered here today The Masked Priest’s voice booms To celebrate the life Of this straight self Though voices wail And I open my eyes to peek Too curious to keep them shut And suddenly I see A hundred lovers so beautiful Though they weep draped in black, Gripping odd…

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The Balanced Dualism of Portraying a Feminist Utopia: The Bold Type

Featured Image: The Bold Type, Freeform If you’ve scrolled through Netflix in search of a better alternative to Emily in Paris, chances are that your eye has caught Freeform’s critically acclaimed series The Bold Type. Premiered in 2017, the show’s four seasons have finally landed on Netflix and Hulu and have been trending ever since. As a…

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A Letter To My Straight Self

Featured Image: Jernej Graj Dear Straight Self I wish you had known many things Though I know you needed to stumble Blindly groping about in the darkness Before you could rip that blindfold off your eyes And finally sprint into daybreak. I now know you were deluded So deluded by the illusion  Of your heterosexuality…

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