Treasures Within

A huge nugget of gold, fashioned by fire, is buried deep within. Every human being possesses this wealth. It is a heavenly blessing bestowed upon all, the richness of completeness and wholeness. While many discover this incredible gift, others struggle to find validity, often deeming their everyday shifting as small and meaningless. However, no life... Read more »

Life's Only Guarantee

Those who depart to an early grave Are blessed and divinely saved Nothing will bring them back, Not a tear, hooray or life hack. In all earnest, believe you me, Earth is not the best place to be. The long gone are eternally fortunate, Escaping life’s brutality and hate. In all sincerity, we’ll all one... Read more »

What Mankind's Successors Will Think Of Us

There will come a time in the distant future, when the older generations will tell stories of the ancient race of humans. Yes, humans are one race—the human race. One species known as man. The old man sat with his grandson and told him the story of ancient man from the millenniums that spanned through... Read more »
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The Night of Life

The night of life fast approaches Dawn gave birth to the sunrise   The sun is but setting Soon the darkness will set in, To reveal celestial stars   The sun will disappear Night finally closes one miniscule life

If People Lived on Pangaea

Two hundred and fifty million years ago, our world was occupied with a single, massive continent known as Pangaea. Over millions of years, Pangaea separated to form the world’s continents as we know them today. But… what if…humans existed on Pangaea 250 million years ago? Based on historical evidence of humankind, people on Pangaea would... Read more »

The Dark Side of Nancy Mulligan

Adapted by Riya Aarini from “Nancy Mulligan” by Ed Sheeran   I was 24 years old When I met the woman who’d Steal my horse She’d call it love Then swing like a pro with a lasso rope   She was Nancy Mulligan An outlaw on the run again She took my loot and Then... Read more »
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Given to Me

Given the choice of a ripened mango Or handheld nugget of pure 24K gold I can assure you I’d favor nature’s fruit. It is far more valuable than earth’s rock.   The diamond-lit sky, shimmering from above, Is an infinite beauty free to me, like love, And dazzles far greater than the Kohinoor diamond, Sitting... Read more »

Life is a Hoax

Life is a petty, unfortunate fling Filled with angst and dreadful things It hangs precipitously like the moon And can be over never, ever too soon Vulnerable and mean, life is a terrible hoax That only in death requires a celebratory toast

Gene Editing Allows Man to Fly

It is the year 2040 and gene manipulation is at the height of its powers. Man is no longer malformed or unhealthy—gene editing has eliminated all traces of disease. As a result, the earth is overpopulated with healthy, robust humankind. Scientists now turn to the sky as a habitable residence for the human population. Gene... Read more »
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Phyllo S'mores

You can’t have baklava every month. Or can you? Really, no, you can’t. So the idea of Phyllo S’mores sprung up. Let’s get to it:   1 package of phyllo sheets Butter (can be omitted if preferred) 1 package of 12 oz chocolate chips 1 package of mini marshmallows   Preheat the oven to the... Read more »