An Essay On Book Banning

Books. The gateway to knowledge and imagination. Everyone loves books, no matter your age! Books have a way of evoking emotion through the reader, and taking them to places they’ve never been. And yet, there’s hundreds of books banned in the U.S., most of them written by people of color and various racial backgrounds, Continue reading “An Essay On Book Banning”

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A Mother’s Love

When I saw that woman verbally abusing her son, watching the tears well up in his eyes as those ugly words came out of his ugly mother’s mouth, I felt rage bubble up inside me, toppling over until I saw red. I wanted nothing more than to shout out at her, to call out all of her flaws, as she was doing now to her son. She pushed and shoved him, ignoring the tears rushing down his face. I wanted to tell her that she wasn’t important, that she deserved to have the worst thing happen to her. But, I couldn’t. What can a paralyzed boy do, confined to his hospital bed, unable to even help himself? I sighed, and looked away from the window. “I’m sorry. I know how you feel.” I clench my fists, looking at my burned legs, covered with cool bandages. “My mother hurt me too.” I wiped a stray tear away from my face, and slip into unconsciousness.

Outcast Update(s)

While I know for sure I want to complete “Outcast”, it will take a long time, for a number of reasons (School, family engagements, etc.). But, in the mean time, I’ll still be writing short stories and poems. Also, I would love any and all comments and feedback about my writings and/or the blog in general (I’m thinking of maybe taking on another author to collaborate maybe? I dunno if it’ll work out). I’m also thinking of doing a Q&A or something like that? I don’t know, but if you guys wanna ask questions about stuff, I’ll probably put one together if there’s enough questions I guess.

See you later.

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