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City Life, Thoughts

2pm on a weekday. I'm over this. No more complaining. I'll use that energy to plan my escape.

by Aaron Palabyab

Makati — And this was yesterday. Today - wonder of wonders! - it is actually worse. From the window of my flat, I can see that the long artery connecting the Central Business District to the rest of the city has transformed into one long parking lot, going west then veering north along the river in one long unbroken chain of stopped cars. Yes, this city is literally having a heart attack. Caused by what?...

Beach, Ocean, water

The call of the ocean.

by Talena Graham

Fort bragg — sand grappled toes grasp the seaside as the / tide comes in and i dig my toes into the soft soil / as the familiar drag of the ocean calls out my / name and i remember the child who stood / gripping...

The one important thing

by Connie Tsang

Toronto — I admit I’m sometimes frustrated by my mom and her stubbornness, inability to follow instructions, and newly formed (strange) habits, but I wonder if it’s just payback from my own stubborn teen years....

college, appearances, right here

It hits you all of a sudden and the breath is knocked out of your stomach because you are here.

by Talena Graham

Tacoma — You forget about it for the most part. You take it for granted, as people seem to do with all things. You get too caught up in the stereotypical hustle and bustle — late night studying and laughing -...

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