August 31, 2019
Last year, the Philly-based singer Brooke Falls and her grandfather, Frank Nardone, released a cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” that will truly warm your heart.
August 20, 2019
Fiona McHugh reflects on the empowerment that arises from embracing your more “feminine” side.
August 15, 2019
Standing shoulder to shoulder, smushed together like sardines on a silver bullet that travels 55 mph from either end of the city, a “whoosh” falls upon your ears. The doors open and a school of passengers part the sea of those waiting to board. As you funnel out unto the boarding platform, the strong, unmistakable scent of urine wafts through your nostrils.
Ah, good ol’ public transportation. It may not be the cleanest or most consistent way to get from point A to B, but it has taught me what it means to be free.
August 15, 2019
Mahik’s reflects upon change and nostalgia for simpler times in her poem, “Yesterday…”
August 14, 2019
Under the glow and warmth of a late-summer sunset on the roof deck of a Whole Foods on my 18th birthday, wisdom was imparted upon me by an unexpected source… A five year old.
August 13, 2019
D. AllBee takes the experiences of herself and others in reflection of how the cycle of self-hatred starts and how it ends.
August 12, 2019
Hala Karim reflects upon the aftermath of battling depression and addiction.
August 11, 2019
Hiking and gardening are two hobbies of mine that are separate, but deeply intertwined. The way soil slides through the spaces between my fingers, the pride I feel when the first blooms on a new plant appears, and the joy to be had hiking through the woods on a cool, summer afternoon has given me a newfound appreciation for all life on our planet.
August 9, 2019
Much like writing, photography has been a prominent gateway for self expression throughout the majority of my life. It has equipped me with a new perspective of the world and given me the opportunity to share my experiences globally without peeping a single word.
August 3, 2019
The gift of gab has been bestowed upon me since I was pulled from the warmth of the womb, but it hasn’t always been such a gift.
Overtime, I harnessed my rambles into writing, which would eventually become my career.