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It’s hard to say goodbye

It's hard to say goodbye to a dream, To a ship that never set sail To a bird whose broken wing never healed. Even so, persevere. The power of flight doesn't end with one death Today, I'm facing a hard goodbye. A counselor's work is never without its hardships. I choose to honor my loss. … Continue reading It’s hard to say goodbye

Artistotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Book Review

Summary Far from star struck, fifteen year-old Aristotle Mendoza is weighted down by a strong sense of bitterness and boredom. It's 1987. His summer is uneventful as hell. He has a tender mom and war-stricken father looking out for him, but it's not enough. However, all that changes during a trip to the local community … Continue reading Artistotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Book Review

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men – Book Review

Summary David Foster Wallace is a titan among literary writers. Even in death, his works continue to offer countless readers one mind-bending and soul-shattering exercise after another. Such is the case with Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, an anthology of short stories, essays, media transcripts, and stream of consciousness accounts. These somewhat disparate entries come … Continue reading Brief Interviews with Hideous Men – Book Review