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A Sky Full Of Stars

A Sky Full Of Stars

In terms of mental health, the last few days have not been amazing. Actually, let’s back up a bit, and say the last few weeks. What I thought were a few days of fatigue and missing motivation dragged on, and all my hard-won productivity earlier this term has been negated by my complete failure to function when it comes to academics (or getting out of bed, or writing, or doing any of the things I want to do). Today I…

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Here There Are Ghosts

Here There Are Ghosts

When I walk through the college gardens at night it seems indubitable that there are ghosts there. Maybe ghosts is the wrong word. Memories — imprints of people who were once here, and are now gone. ‘Ghosts’ is too morbid a word, suggesting that they’re dead. Some of them were here a month ago. Some of them a century. They leave traces. I feel it in the day time too, this idea that I’m surrounded by history (it’s hard not…

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Alone In The House

Alone In The House

I know Thursday isn’t one of my posting days, and it’s already gone half past ten so I should probably be getting off the computer, but I had a few things that seemed important to say. First of all, right now I’m alone in the house. Well, I’ve got my brother, who’s apparently a responsible adult, but as far as parents are concerned, I’m safe. House party!!! I’m joking. I’m going to stay at home and write. Second of all,…

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