Set in a futuristic negative utopia, George Orwell’s novel, 1984, is a cautionary tale for the sake of mankind. In Orwell’s society, the Party rules with a tenacious grip on humanity. They monitor and control every thought, action, and emotion, dehumanizing society in the process. Struggling with the prohibition of his expression, Winston’s journey demonstrates… Continue reading Subjective Sanity
The following is my first ever sonnet, written for my English 9HP class: If you stand about and dare look yonder Into the overwhelming, daunting sky You may stay little longer to ponder For will it truly matter when I die? As the universe goes on endlessly Farther away the more little we are,… Continue reading Sonnet
The following is my English essay answering the prompt: What is a monster? A monster is never one specific thing; it’s a much more complex idea that evolves with us. The word monster begins as just that: a word. However, as we develop, we begin to associate certain qualities with the word as our… Continue reading A True Monster: Mankind
A poem I wrote is going to be published! So, a while ago I entered a poetry contest held by the American Library of Poetry. I recently received an email from them notifying me that my poem has been selected to be published in their annual poetry book. This year's book is entitled Eloquence. I'm extremely honored… Continue reading Exciting News!
As They Write An oasis of English in a desert of French Books line the walls as they fill the cases, up towards the ceiling Every genre: classics to fiction to French literature The stairs stand firmly in the corner Each step’s center rubbed bare from the individuals who took the ascent Exposing the austere… Continue reading Library of Poetry Competition Submission
Not a single laugh, not a single smile, not a single word. Charlie’s mom was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor when Charlie was only eleven. The doctors caught it fairly early and she was rushed into immediate surgery. The surgery was successful. The doctors were able to remove the full tumor… At least they… Continue reading Charlie – Short Story