I took pains to get here,
Abandoned so much to rise;
The yearning to be
Richer, greater, higher,
Pushing and breaking,
Rushing and snatching,
Never seeing what I had,
But only what was above.
Now I am on the roof,
Looking down at those below
Still fighting for my position.
But I am trapped.
There is nowhere... More →
Throughout my educational career, I have always loved to read. I began reading in kindergarten, as most people do, and since then my love for books and other literature has only grown. By the end of 1st grade, I was reading at a 6th grade... More →
The other girl, the one he never noticed, faded away with every new day that passed without him at her side. Why couldn't she muster the courage?
She only told him that she loved him.
She couldn't bring herself to... More →
I am a healer, the most famous one in my homeland. Unlike professional doctors, I hadn’t had a special education. My knowledge came from villages, from botanists, from isolated places. My cures were simple but effective. I allowed my patients to bargain for prices. My... More →
Disclaimer: I'm trying to cover as much of the heartache spectrum as possible from bruised to completely obliterated, so depending on your case some of these might not apply to the same extent for everybody...if I'... More →
At first, I had no idea what the “Garden” page on xkcd.com was meant for. It gave me an empty landscape which I could add various colored lights to, but they didn’t seem to have any effect.
One day, I left one yellow light on and... More →