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Love Month

February rolls around and there are are a few types of people: You love valentines day and everything, I mean everything  is pink. Right down to the little red hearts you draw in your agenda. You hate valentines day with a burning passion and tend to gravitate towards ignoring the fact that pink, a wretched colour, even exists. Wait.. it’s valentines day?? I feel like as I’ve gotten older, random holidays that pop up throughout the year hold more meaning for me. You could care about them.. or you could not. Truth be told though, you’re probably going to be having way more fun if you’re the one participating. I didn’t really think like this until I learned what it’s like to be unable to join in. The year I got hit by that car, was the year all of my friends went all out for Halloween. This sounds silly but after halloween came and went and I was still bedridden, the thought occurred to me that  I might never get another halloween. Suddenly it seemed …

A playlist for Contemplation

Music. Music. MUSIC   (side note: the word music is starting to look weird. ) So unbelievably integral to my survival. The only time I could seriously say I remember music not being a part of my daily life is when I was first concussed. I couldn’t listen to music for three months and the first time I played an album I actually cried I was so happy. I spend so much time creating playlists for how I’m feeling or how I want to feel. Music changes my perspective, it puts my love of poetry into something I can hear. It changes things. I don’t know who I am without it. Below is a list of songs I’ve been putting together for some time now. I put this playlist on when I want to think about life or if I’m not really sure I feel. I also find it really great to study too- NOT THAT YOU’LL BE DOING ANY OF THAT BECAUSE WOOOHOOO EXAMS ARE DONE!!!! If you like the selection and want to …