O Me! O Life!

Walt Whitman (1819–1892). Leaves of Grass. 1900. O ME! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; Of the endless trains of the faithless—of cities fill’d with the foolish; Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?) Of eyes that vainly crave the light—of the objects mean—of theContinue reading “O Me! O Life!”

Arbitrary Good Day

Just a particularly good day. A pleasant surprise of a late start for school. So, delicious breakfast of squash and some Jane Eyre, as well as a solid page or so of the concerto. Just tons of energy at school, with people and whatnot. Greeting and jabbering to everyone; I couldn’t help it. JL gaveContinue reading “Arbitrary Good Day”

No, actually, go away, WB.

So I deliberately skipped a social event that WB went to. Spent the night proud of myself for my resolve, ashamed of myself for feeling like a loser, alone on a Friday night, and finally, disappointed in myself for my pettiness. My mom talked to him – he apparently made polite conversational inquiries about me,Continue reading “No, actually, go away, WB.”

Acceptance WOOO

Forgot to mention; got into one of my top schools a few days ago. Screamed a little, walked around with a grin plastered across my face all weekend and did no homework. Paying for that last bit with some good’ol 1am homework time (yay for sleep-deprived essays that don’t make sense in the morning), butContinue reading “Acceptance WOOO”