Crushes and missed connections.
“I’m just trying to figure out who I am.”
“I felt a little muddled in my identity.”
“You have to dust the haters off of you.”
A party is exponentially less disastrous when you expect nothing from it.
Liking people is confusing, Mitski, and Chewing Gum.
Visions of a short film about a crush.
Tennis, lust, and creative growth.
Giving a real apology.
To those who love from the sidelines and don’t expect anything in return.
November’s theme is REFLECTION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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