I’ve come to burn your kingdoms down

Krys Kazik, 2B, Arts   ” I am constantly learning relearning to learn, breathing in smoke that fills the air around me. I have sought high ground before, when the blood tides get a little too overwhelming and you decide to let me drown.   My darling dearest darling, you have kept your word about …

New Beginnings

Edward Liu, 1B, Faculty of Arts   It was a troubling time. Seventeen years into life; too many left until the end of my days. “Too many indeed.” What was that voice? “It’s me! You’ve known me for awhile now.” What were those thoughts I didn’t want circulating through my head? “I have feelings too, you know?” …

FWB

Amy Liou, Environment, Resource, and Sustainability, 3A It’s like time neither stood still Nor sped forward with urge, When your hearts are wholesome and warm But too fragile for goodbye words, Bold and injured. These bodies tangle as they should, We do what two young humans do When they lean in closer to the soul …

“Rainbow of Love”

  Michael Soliman, Arts & Business 2018 , 3B  My love affairs should be an excitement, not a burden. My friendships should bring joy, not obligations. The area that the couple is standing blocks out all restrictions and constraints that would disrupt their affection. The umbrella is their shield, and within each colorful layer resides distractions, …

Diamond Promises

Khadeeja Sajid, Urban Planning, 4B My Dear, “I promise I’ll change,” is a diamond promise. And I wonder if you know that diamonds can be found in abundance.   There are many myths about diamonds: that they are the most valuable gem; that they are precious, rare; that they are the most refractive.   No. The …

A Love Letter To Dance

Emerald Naylor, Honours English Literature 4B I don’t think I’ll ever miss you. I don’t think I’ll ever truly let you go either. That’s the way it’s always been for us. I could never fully commit- or ever fully quit. You teased me with the idea of freedom, but you never meant it. You made me …