I’m not a good plant mom. I’ve killed succulents and herbs and I might be currently killing a small palm tree I have. I just can’t tell what they need from me.
I can’t tell you, or even myself, why I do certain things. Why I take my socks off every night before bed, or why I pick my fingers until they bleed. I can’t tell how I start or stop doing certain things either — how I stopped having the intrusive thoughts I had as a … Continue reading there’s a kind of magic in the force of habit.
HashtagNYU was a digital brand aiming to connect the NYU student body via social media, with content written exclusively by and for students. I joined the team at the start of my sophomore year as a Social Media Intern, pitching posts and writing copy for nine different accounts. Over the semesters, I gained more and … Continue reading HashtagNYU
We’re on the Grand Street station waiting for the B. David leans in, craning his neck to look for train lights inside the tunnel. “Hey,” I say, nodding toward the edge of the platform. “Don’t stand so close.” He smiles and rolls his eyes, but takes a step back, raises his eyebrows as if asking, … Continue reading please stand back