poetry

“Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

“Post High School” By Ashley O’Hare Two friends married One traveling cross country. Half the graduating class Turn without a second glance, Desperate for a promised second chance. These movie posters on my wall Have heard all the phone calls. They’ve seen mascara run down my face As I fell behind in the race. They… Continue reading “Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Carrie” by Stephen King Spoiler Free Book Talk

Carrie by Stephen King Book Talk Title: Carrie Author: Stephen King Genre: Fiction / HorrorPage Count: 290 Pages Released: April 5, 1974 by Doubleday Movie Adaptations: November 3, 1976 / November 4, 2002 / October 18, 2013 Summary:  High School student Carrie White is ruthlessly bullied by her peers at school and mistreated by her… Continue reading “Carrie” by Stephen King Spoiler Free Book Talk

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“Chilled Bones” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Chilled Bones" By Ashley O'Hare The foliage changes outside my bedroom window; a subtle reminder that time still passes even though we're through. I try to move on, but my feet are glued to the carpet. In the back of my mind I know you're with her at the downtown bar. But when you've dropped… Continue reading “Chilled Bones” Poem of the Day (2022)

lifestyle

20 Important Things I Learned In My 20s

20 Things I Learned in My 20s so far Life in my early twenties already feels completely different from life as a teenager. Here are 20 lessons I have already learned since growing out of my teen years: Nothing is forever This was both relieving and unfortunate to learn. On the plus side bad experiences… Continue reading 20 Important Things I Learned In My 20s

poetry

“Time” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Time" By Ashley O'Hare Wind in your hair Skip in your step take a snapshot before the moment is lost. We're younger now than we'll ever be again.Faces to the sky forgetting life's pains. Never again will our hearts beat happily whole. Time has a way of breaking us down. Create sweet memories to look… Continue reading “Time” Poem of the Day (2022)

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Why I Decided Against Living in a Big City

Why I Decided Against Living in a Big City When I was a teenager, I dreamt of living in New York City or Los Angeles. All of the actors and influencers I looked up to seemed to live in those big cities and their lives appeared to be fun and glamorous. However, as I got… Continue reading Why I Decided Against Living in a Big City

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“My Mistake” Poem of the Day (2022)

"My Mistake" By Ashley O'Hare I make a mistake. Today I stepped outside to rake and everything changed. Without my security blanket, oxygen was free to dive into my lungs- the air is sweet. My pessimism disappeared with a gust of wind, tagging along with the dandelions in search of a new place to begin.… Continue reading “My Mistake” Poem of the Day (2022)

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How to Get Better Sleep

How to Get Better Sleep Sleep is always important. A good night’s sleep will set a positive tone for the day ahead and lead to better health. Here are five ways to get better sleep: 1. Use “Do Not Disturb” Ideally a silenced phone would be best to ensure no notifications interrupt your rest, but… Continue reading How to Get Better Sleep

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“Out Of Whack” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Out Of Whack" By Ashley O'Hare Nobody prepares you for going far. We are taught how to get by- how to barely survive. If you decide you want to thrive, you must abandon the hive. Wanting more is out of whack. Movement forward threatens the paved track. When you make it to the moon, set… Continue reading “Out Of Whack” Poem of the Day (2022)

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8 Easy Steps to Write Your First Book

My Steps to Writing a Book Since I was in elementary school, I have had a goal of writing a book. Earlier this year, I wrote my first book in its entirety and began writing my second book. My process is not perfect by any means, but it does get the job done. Here are… Continue reading 8 Easy Steps to Write Your First Book