Reply to a Dead Man by Walter Mosley Summary

The story starts off with an informal introduction of the protagonist, Roger and the recent events that have occurred in his family. Having lost his Job, then his brother and his inability to even attend the funeral sets off the story with a sort of depressed tone, foreshadowing even worse things to come. Roger’s brother, … Continue reading Reply to a Dead Man by Walter Mosley Summary

10 AFFORDABLE GIFTING IDEAS FOR BOOK LOVERS AND GEEKS (part 1)

Giving gifts is hard enough, but giving the perfect gift is a lot harder. Especially when that someone is always engrossed in books and obsessed with a million fandoms. Giving a book lover more books is of course, a safe gift, but not necessarily one that will wow them. As a book addict who cant … Continue reading 10 AFFORDABLE GIFTING IDEAS FOR BOOK LOVERS AND GEEKS (part 1)

Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

                 Is high school even high school without at least one fight breaking out in the middle of the quad once a week? I try my best not be drawn into such fights but I don’t get my way all the time. In fact I’m glad I got involved in this fight because if I … Continue reading Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

Writing Prompt Challenge- week 2

GOBBLE GOBBLE! Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Guess what we love more than Turkey and family reunions? Stories about turkey and family reunions! Here are your Thanksgiving prompts for the week- Story prompt- Write a story that centers around a Thanksgiving dinner- A hilarious family mishap, a disastrous event that throws the entire family … Continue reading Writing Prompt Challenge- week 2

A Tribute to Stan Lee

When my friend texted me that Stan Lee had passed away today, I thought he was kidding. Sure, he was 95 years old. But he can't actually be dead, right? Right? Wrong. One Google search proved my worst fears right. He had passed away. But he had left the world a far better place. He … Continue reading A Tribute to Stan Lee

A Poem for You

by Tokika Yepthomi Today I wrote a poem for you knitted each verse carefully and meticulously So that it may whisper in your ears gracefully And pierce through your heart like a poisoned arrow   Maybe the past was too deep and narrow That you got stranded in your own tears And you forgot to … Continue reading A Poem for You

Writing prompt challenge- week 1

BIKES! BICYCLES! WITH A LITTLE BASKET IN THE FRONT! Everybody has a fond memory associated with a bike. If you don't, make one up! This week's prompt revolves around your experiences with a bike. It could be a symbol of your childhood or about the adventures you had while mountain-biking with your friends! Dream Big! … Continue reading Writing prompt challenge- week 1

The small things

My first month at Juniata College went by in a whirlwind. I guess time flies when you’re having fun. Yet, ironically, I feel like I’ve been here forever. It feels like home. Which, to me, is even more surprising as I come from a whole different country. Juniata’s campus with its rolling green lawns and … Continue reading The small things

The Bell Jar- Book Review

REVIEWED BY LAHARI "I was supposed to be having the time of my life", reads the back cover of the 50th anniversary edition of Sylvia Plath's timeless classic and only novel, The Bell Jar. The novel, a semi autobiography, is based on a period of Plath's disturbingly short life which was predominated by severe depressive … Continue reading The Bell Jar- Book Review