unwanted affection (don’t touch me).

is it too much to ask for consent. is it too emasculating for him to even consider a no. a stop. a don’t touch me. (victim blaming) shaming slut. whore. She asked for it, they say. But she wasn’t asked anything It was taken Stolen. Why do we ignore him? Why isn’t he held accountable? [...]

I taught for the first time!

Today was my first ever time actually teaching students in a classroom at an actual school. Before y'all go crazy, I am on placement so I didn't just randomly walk into a classroom and hijack the place. I'm meant to be here, honest. And to be quite truthful, it wasn't fantastic but it also wasn't [...]

i want to possibly try something.

Recently, I've been thinking of possibly adding an 'education' series on my blog. Like, posts talking about the conferences I've been to, the learning that I'm currently doing, etc. If I haven't already told y'all, I'm a pre-service teacher! So, I felt like maybe I should do mini posts that talk about issues in education, [...]

the impermanence of your permanence.

it’s easier to say that you’re dead, instead of just, you left and never looked back. how ironic that the prospect of your death would be easier to handle than watching you walk away so casually, (a voluntary abandonment). it's easier to say that you're dead rather than remember how my mother's tears created permanent [...]

catastrophic 

the destruction commenced unwarranted catastrophic. I raised my hands a blessing tasting the fire the ash. don’t be fooled by the burns of the leftover destruction. having to rise from those ashes I discovered re-discovered Myself. My strength. My intelligence. A glorious phoenix with wings of fire and ash. - flying, soaring. a winged beast of [...]

THIS WEEEEEK IN BOOKS. again.

Another week already? I think this is part three? Well, fuck. I feel like I've done nothing. Maybe because I haven't. Uni starts back up again next week, and to say that I'm excited is possibly pushing it just a bit. But, none of that! Let's break down my week...book-style! I think my last 'this week [...]