Overbearing Family Pressures

Family pressures – influences that are often overlooked, but arguably bear a significant, if not the most, amount of meaning in one’s life. It has been said time and time again that parents always want the best for their children; and though their actions may sometimes displease them, they are rooted in wisdom and careful […]

No Pressure? No Diamonds!

No Pressure? No Diamonds.   Ones family defines the very identity of an individual. They are the first faces we see at birth and usually the last we see as we drift off into an endless slumber. Throughout life they attempt shape us, for or for worse, into some imaginative mold that we may or […]

Infringed Love

Often, our ability to pursue actions is tainted by the perceptions of others. Instead of relying on ourselves as the source of certainty we require to pursue said actions; our belief is molded to concede to others’ perceptions of the circumstance as more valid and true. Usually in such instances, individuals have been forced to […]

Common Madness

          Expect the unexpected. Sometimes in life, certain events can take place that can rotate someone’s entire life. These events are circumstances that can be to such extremes that they can cause people to isolate themselves from the rest of the world, sometimes even leading themselves to their own madness.  This idea is also shown in […]

Limitless World

What does life truly mean to you? What is your purpose? How will you choose to live?   Did you know, you can quit your job, you can leave university? You aren’t legally required to have a degree, it’s a social pressure and expectation, not the law, and no one is holding a gun to […]

To what extent is our road to justice justified

Madness is a theme we see a lot in the Play Hamlet by Shakespeare. Hamlets race to justice for his fathers murder had led to him falling into a sunken state, which allowed him to exploit his actions without any consequences or regrets. How far can our actions be justified, when in search for justice. […]

First they Lovin’, but Now They Playin’

Rejected love plays a big part in Hamlet. From the beginning to until Ophelia dies, Hamlet rejects Ophelia due to the external factors he is facing, and Ophelia rejects Hamlet due to her father commanding Ophelia to not interact with Hamlet. Although this poem may look very unrealistic, upon further analysis, some thoughts could come […]

Privacy and Trust

In order for an individual to feel safe they must be obligated to privacy, which means, they should not have to be monitored or observed by other people unless their is proof of someone else’s harm. Privacy makes a person feel comfortable to be in their own skin without having to be pestered. In the […]

Ophelia’s Colour

I’m not sure if I am missing a ‘creative piece’, so here it is! I found myself bare and pierced. As the last heart string broke, the knife that hung over my naked heart fell to it’s rightful place. I had found myself with only with the shallow breaths my body had allowed me to take. Eyes […]