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Writings and Rantings


The Skull on the Desk

There’s a skull sitting on a desk in the front of the room. Of course there is. It’s a physical anthropology class, we are here to learn about how that skull came to be how it is. It’s got a big A1 written on its forehead, for cataloguing I assume. It’s written sloppily in black […]

All In Time

Do you ever just wish you could capture a moment? Not just a picture, not just what you see. You wish you could capture all of it. The way the air feels on your skin and the exact color of the sky. The way the emotions and thoughts running through your head line up. The […]


Onism – n. the awareness of how little of the world you’ll experience I spend a lot of time scrolling mindlessly through dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com and looking for words that inspire me. This time the word that popped out at me most is onism. I realized recently that for a website about me I do not tend […]

Just Something to Say Something

I have had two novel ideas and three fanfiction ideas in the last month and all I have wanted is to write a short fictional story for this damn website. I have done everything I know to do to get inspiration and it is just not happening. Well, that’s not true, it’s happening, but in […]


Rückkehrunruhe—(return unrest) n. the feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness—to the extent you have to keep reminding yourself that it happened at all, even though it felt so vivid just days ago—which makes you wish you could smoothly cross-dissolve back into everyday life, or […]