Fatal Attraction

by Vanessa Carter  I don’t think he understands the hold he has on me, but then again no one does. And I don’t think he understands that the idea of me without him makes my stomach quiver uncontrollably, like the uncontrollable shudder your gut makes from what I imagine is your heart descending from its original position in … Continue reading Fatal Attraction

Book Review: Vortex

I just finished Vortex. I must say it was like hosting a neighborhood potluck with all your friends bringing their 'A' dishes. I certainly skipped all the starchy food so as to leave room for the very best. I was not disappointed. Vortex, an anthology of literary fiction, is edited by Grant P. Hudson and … Continue reading Book Review: Vortex

Tolerance of Narratives

A Rule of Thumb Inspired by Rudolf Carnap Written by: 罗子禾 One day, I was striking up an interesting conversation with a friend about laws. We looked into the diversity of laws, viz. laws differ from region to region, from country to country, from era to era. We shared a moment of silent admiration after … Continue reading Tolerance of Narratives

The Broken Heart Syndrome

By: Swesuny, an excerpt from In to Her Heart   The Broken Heart Syndrome Love is like a heart disease It will never leave you in peace 'Coz when your heart is broken Underneath your rib cage there is an aching pain Sudden, intense, unbearable, chest pain Symptoms similar to a heart attack But it's … Continue reading The Broken Heart Syndrome

Q/A with Randy Mallory–A Professional Drummer

The following Q/A is with Randy Mallory, a highly talented professional drummer. His story is by far, one of the most inspiring. His story will motivate you to take the leap, despite the distance. He's currently based in Los Angeles, but frequently travels. He's currently on tour with a Grammy nominated blues artist, but if you wish to book him...

A Q/A with Personal Chef, Shernika Johnson

The following Q/A is with Shernika Rae Johnson, an aspiring personal chef. She has all she needs to be one, including the superior skills and the culinary background. She aspires to be on Hell's Kitchen in the near future, so stay tuned! In the meanwhile, read her earnest answers about her favorite dishes, sauces, her plans for the future.

A Song of Seeking Within the Shadows, Discovering the True Shape of Vulnerability

Very rarely can you come across a unique piece like “The Vulnerables”. The Rapper who goes by Lafu Maton brought us to a new level of a dark, soul-crunching experience, which truly showcases the level of beauty and capability of musical expression. A special take on poetry and hip-hop, “The Vulnerables” is a song that explores on music format, pushes boundaries with lyrical content and expresses creativity in production. 

Exercise Your Empathy–Practicing Healthy Communication

Communication is an interesting thing. We communicate all the time, even when we're not speaking. But of course, everyone already knows that at least half of our communication isn't even audible. Communication is essential to everything that we do. If atoms are the building blocks of life, then communication is arguably the building blocks of society.  On a … Continue reading Exercise Your Empathy–Practicing Healthy Communication