Creative Writing

Poem: Blank stare

Silence is both deadly yet peaceful. Deadly enough for you to over think situations and drown in your emotions yet peaceful enough to clear your mind. A perfect combination like the ying and yang sign or like the sun and moon, which contains a fine balance between turbulence and tranquility.  It becomes a nightmare however,…
May 9, 2016

Silence is both deadly yet peaceful. Deadly enough for you to over think situations and drown in your emotions yet peaceful enough to clear your mind.

A perfect combination like the ying and yang sign or like the sun and moon, which contains a fine balance between turbulence and tranquility.  It becomes a nightmare however, when the darkness of the moon outshines the bright light of the sun and you can’t seem to find your way back. This becomes the case, for many young teenagers.

A great number of teenagers suffer in silence, slowly drifting into a darker surrounding where the sun’s rays can no longer reach them. Sometimes all they need is a person to talk to. This is where the importance of a friend or family member comes to play. They become the stars that show glimpses of white light in the dark.

Slowly, day after day, the stars will build a pathway to bring them into the warmth of the light. The universe will always contain the bad and good but with proper balance, life becomes easier.

Opinion: The impacts of inflation

Opinion: The impacts of inflation

Inflation is at a record high. As Trading Economics found, the aggregate June 2022 inflation rate of 9.1% has not been higher since November 1981. But what does this mean for the investor? Before diving into the ramifications of such high inflation rates, it is...