happy – a poem

happiness who can define it? such a vague term, and subjective too yet we use it all the time. it's unexplainable really but in its complication lies beauty in the little things, the small moments we often miss and several days can go by without so much as a ghost of joy. but sometimes, there … Continue reading happy – a poem


Validate Me

"Hey, mom! We got our project marks back today", I buzzed excitedly, shrugging off my bag and joining her at the dining table. "That's nice dear, she replied, barely glancing up from her phone. A moment of silence passed, and I looked at her impatiently. "Well?" "What sweetie?" she mumbled, still tapping away on her … Continue reading Validate Me


Ali Collins was what most would call an "all-rounder". She was smart, beautiful, and talented. This girl could slack off all semester yet still ace every paper. Could she draw? Like Picasso. Could she sing? Like an angel. Sure, she wasn't Miss Popular. But she didn't need a whole room of admirers to boost her … Continue reading Attention