Peer Pressure

I decided to write about peer pressure for this prompt because the entire idea of it feels like a chiasmus – it’s even more enhanced at college and I find it curious but draining all the same, haha! It’s exaggerated in terms of human beings not being human because the peer pressure I’ve experienced isn’t cruel at all – it’s just an elaborate scheme of masking one’s personality to be included.

If I had grown up

I came across a weird train of thought the other day while watching a few kids be the happiest they possibly could be at the time – one that I’ve often entertained before. It’s not necessarily true but it often feeds anxious thoughts. It was that growing up takes away one’s liberty to make mistakes as responsibilities start cropping up. There’s nothing wrong with being wrong, but life isn’t as experimental as it was when I was considered a child.

Eternal Grins

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”― Lloyd Alexander Past the threshold of pain and onward To a home nestled in the valleys Where prayers soar high and sorrow smiles Grief haunts none for grins eternally shine To a home nestled in the valleys Where the ground knows no tears […]