He is terrified of small spaces.  Every minute of everyday, he is trapped. Trapped in this box. This box isn’t really here. But it is. At school his back clenches with fear. With the fear of small spaces. At home it is hard to focus on work and play. Because of the fear of being trapped. At […]

Daily Prompt

The text message simply said ‘very clever’. I looked out the train window at the passing trees, and smiled.  I’m in- they actually liked my idea! This was the start of my new life. I grinned, closed my eyes, then entered a blissful state of sleep. My brief nap was interrupted by a blood-curdling screech. […]

Daily Dose of Mixin’ it Up

Hi all! I’ve decided to take a break from the “Daily Dose of Happiness”. Instead, I’ll be posting a prompt a day. I’ll be getting the prompts from this website. I hope you enjoy! prompt präm(p)t/ verb (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling).

Daily Dose of Happiness

Holy guacamole. Today was hard. School is hard. Life is hard. Yes. Life is hard. It freaking sucks (for many reasons besides this). Sure, there are good things too, but that’s NOT the mood I’m in. Today I got a D on an essay. You might be thinking, “Oh, come on. It could be worse!” Yeah. […]

Daily Dose of Happiness

“AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!” ~This is what was going through freshman Serena’s mind on the first day of school~ But hey, at least I only got lost once. Okay, maybe twice. That’s one of the worst feelings ever. Being tardy on the first day of school, then having to walk into a room full of strangers staring at […]

Daily Dose of Happiness

Today my class went to a Holocaust museum. As we walked through, the emotions hit me like a tidal wave. There were models, videos, pictures, and more. That was just for the first half. The second half consisted of talking with a Holocaust survivor. I must say, that was one of the most interesting hours […]

Daily Dose of Happiness

Yippee! One more day of school left before two weeks of nothingness. This holiday vacation its a great opportunity to catch up on sleep, books, or TV shows, but mostly relaxation. Over the break, try to turn your brain OFF. Don’t think about school, work, or whatever stresses you out. Use these two weeks to […]