Solitude

Solitude

I have come to the realization that throughout my life I have been surrounded by people. From the second you are born you are placed into first the arms of your mother and then into the arms of some random nurse who just happened to be on duty that night. The only time that we …

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Realizations

Realizations

I have been stuck in the cramped seating of the airplane. I have felt the germs of the man sitting next to me on my skin. I understand that it is all for the experience. I have walked on the desert ground and my skin has been pierced by a cactus. I have seen the …

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Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson forms language into pictures, by doing so she takes her experiences with the oceans life and makes them into a context of information and the so called ‘hard truth’. “While the sun and the rain live, these shall be; Till a last wind’s breath upon all these blowing Roll the sea.” -Swinburne I …

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The Day I Pet a Beast

The Day I Pet a Beast

It all started when I walked into the Boston Airport, bags in hand, and it was early. The sun hadn’t even risen yet and the runway was the only thing lit up. I was the only traveler in my group who hadn’t been to Loreto. Everyone else had already experienced what it was like to …

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On Literacy

On Literacy

I walked through the doors on my first day as a Kindergarten teacher. I was so excited about bringing my knowledge forward to these perfect, abstract, and intense minds. Their wide eyes looked up at me as I placed my bags onto the floor. Everything I have been taught before this exact moment was racing …

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