humanity

For better or for worse, relationships reveal the core of the human condition.

Sabrina Sthay13 days ago
Real
A writer's life is always an interesting thing to research. Meaning, their writing always typically reflects emotions they feel in that moment, or how they want to feel—who they are, and who they want...
es .penname15 days ago
And What About You?
As a kid, I thought my life was pretty mundane. Books and TV (so my entire world) were filled with drama and adventure, and people doing things. People who had stories. This saw me develop a bad lying...
Summer Miranda15 days ago
Happiness
Not to sound depressed—which I’m pretty sure we’ve all thought this before but—life sucks. Life is filled with challenges, some small and some big. For me, everyday seems to be a challenge and I’m won...
kayla domingo15 days ago
Injustice
That white man was given more privileges at work because he was deemed much more superior than that person of colour. A little girl isn’t allowed to participate in that game of soccer with the boys in...
Rowan Finley16 days ago
What Are ENFJ Male Children Like?
The ENFJ (Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging) males are fascinating, unique individuals. The ENFJ personality type makes up only two percent of the overall population, and only 31 percent of ENF...
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andrea wainer17 days ago
Choose to View Other People in a Positive Light to Maintain Your Own Happiness
When we are describing another person, particularly if we are explaining a difficult or stressful interaction, we sometimes make the mistake of using qualifying words and adjectives that are negative....
Nadine Haigh19 days ago
The Snow That Time Forgot
It had been another uneventful week that was to be followed by another weekend of being on my own, probably sat at some bar or another try to drink myself into oblivion, whilst pretending that I was h...
On the Edge of Someone Else's Happiness
Last summer, in an effort to clamor together money to move out and on to the next destination, I found a gig as a server for a wedding. Not a small wedding either. The couple came from money—all 100 '...
Charles Quinn19 days ago
'(Not So) Lucky Ticket'—Screenplay
-Screenplay idea for an original short film- NARRATOR: The American Dream is one of hope, and wishes for success. This idea has become old and tired in a society always expecting more and more, making...
Chloe Hauxwell24 days ago
Bourbon Suicide
There are certain streets I always take to get home from work. Straight out of the bar onto buzzing Bourbon Street. I then take a left and walk until St. Peter, then take another left and saunter unti...
Aceadia 25 days ago
A Love Letter to You
I was taking the green line train to downtown, and I heard a hard hit. I soon came to find out that someone had tripped or fallen in front of the train. There were many witnesses, but for some reason ...
Stand Under
I wonder what we would be willing to pay to be understood. How many of us have ever asked the proverbial question, why doesn’t anyone understand me? Why do I feel so alone? Or when someone asks you, “...
Toxic Masculinity
When I was 17 I got my first real boyfriend it was so exciting. Everything was good in our relationship, we would talk everyday, he would consider my feelings and he treated me like a queen. We dated ...
Vega Ba month ago
You Won't Believe Me...
Would you? If I sat you down, cozy and warm, with a cup of hot tea... would you believe me? My life story in my short 34 years on this planet isn't all warm and fuzzy (though it could include unicorns...
Sylvia Garciaa month ago
What's On Your Mind?
This is a question we all know almost too well. Facebook asks me every time I open it up, and, every now and then, from a friend when the conversation grows dull. I find myself asking this to friends ...
Gail Woolarda month ago
She Is Me
I remember a time when I was fearless. There was nothing I couldn't do, I questioned everything. To look at me you would have never known all the secrets I carried with me. Coming from a family who di...
Maurice Berniera month ago
A Cemetery Sunrise
There are some sights that are hard to describe. One may have an idea, but describing it exactly is something very hard to do. I should know. I am trying to describe it here. Cemeteries are quite an u...
Black People Seem to Have a Problem with the Individuality of Other Black People
Picture this: Ever since you were a little kid, you always felt insecure about your nose. It was a little crooked and bent out of shape, and in your opinion, way too big for your face. You got teased ...