Love Story (Taylor’s Version) (Lauren’s Version)
A Dervish-style essay.
A response to ‘Excelsior’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Take a step. Step again.
Since August of 2014, one of the greatest influences on my life has been Taylor Swift’s fifth studio album, 1989. I was sixteen when a new album was hinted with the smashing of elevator buttons. It was the tail end of my summer vacation, right before I would enter the upperclassmen ranks at school. I […]
I read John Green’s latest novel, Turtles All the Way Down, in the passenger seat of my mom’s car. Tree branches, road signs, and massive semi-trucks sped past my window as I wove in and out of Aza Holmes’ obsessive thought spirals. I ached for her, rooted for her, and hoped for her in the […]