Master of Disguise: A Story About Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. It can cause a variety of symptoms— some which affect your mood, others which affect your body. Some symptoms of depression are inability to concentrate, fatigue, hopelessness, loss in interest in things... Continue Reading →

Falling Feathers: A Story About Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa, or Anorexia, is a type of eating disorder. Its symptoms revolve around self-starvation and losing weight. A person suffering from anorexia would consider themselves to be overweight and, hence, would restrict themselves from consuming a sufficient amount of food. If left untreated, this could turn into a life-threatening disease. [The auditorium] The girl... Continue Reading →

Grapes— Day Fourteen of NaPoWriMo

They tussled and tossed their sweet selves away, Your intoxicated thirst was left unquenched You were frozen in place, held forever by their sway When you first encountered them, you just wanted to foray Towards those bitter grapes, in temptation drenched But they tussled and tossed their sweet selves away But once you'd had a... Continue Reading →

The 3%: An Unforeseeable Future

It was time to introduce 3-year old Jackson to a Campbell family tradition. Nicolas readied the fishing equipment and took the family to the banks of the River Potomac. Megan and Jackson got onto the fishing boat and set off. After spending an entire afternoon on the river, Nicolas reeled in a large black bass.... Continue Reading →

A Million Worlds in One

A world apart. We all have very different personalities and react to situations in a variety of ways. These differences make us lead distinct lives— which feels like worlds apart. It is not distance but the habitual or mental differences that create barriers and make one society foreign to the other. Yet, these differences are what... Continue Reading →

Mysteries of the World : The Library of Babel

"The Library of Babel"  is a short story by Argentine author and librarian Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), conceiving of a universe in the form of a vast library containing all possible 410-page books of a certain format and character set. *** Delete. This was the seventh time I had struck out my draft in the last two hours. I slam my laptop... Continue Reading →

Mysteries of the World: The Bélmez House

The Bélmez Faces or the Faces of Bélmez is an alleged paranormal phenomenon in a private house in Spain which started in 1971 when residents claimed images of faces appeared on the concrete floor of the house. The objective of research is to seek answers to unanswered questions; to explain the inexplicable. Therefore, it is perplexing; distressing rather for a... Continue Reading →

Mysteries of The World: Bhangarh Fort

Nestled in the hills of the Aravali range, the Bhangarh fort is believed to be India's most haunted fort. Once a mighty fort envied around the region, the place now houses only broken columns, whispers of legends past and tales of ruin. Attracting all those who are willing to dip their feet into the world... Continue Reading →

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