Stories Tagged 'Collegian'
The sound of thunder woke me up in a sudden shock. My eyes were soft with sleep and my body limp. As I threw away the blanket and sat upright, a flash of white came zig-zagging down the sky, striking the earth and rattling everything. For a second, the room lit up and its every detail became visible. I looked at the clock. It was 4 am. A loud rumbling followed soon after and my heart swelled in excitement.
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Self-Love

Rabina Karki, Jun 20 2018

I have always been obsessed with the word self-love. Social media is mostly occupied by it with numerous quotes and articles upon articles written on it. But I was never interested in the topic, perhaps at the time, I felt sufficiently loved and so, was complacent.
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I walk. ​The light projected by the tungsten lamps exudes a sense of harmony. Everything is calm. The leaves of the trees float, lost with the mockery of air. Down the street, you can see the light that illuminates the pitch darkness. There are fallen twigs and leaves down the street and a sweet aroma of spring is spreading all over.
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I remembered the blue windows on the white walls. I remembered the white windows on the blue walls. One after the other, I assembled, dissembled and reassembled every detail from the pages of my memory. The weight of every moment was hurting the back of my head, the core of my chest. Little did I know, the details: their remembrance and absence both would hurt as much.
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I was basking in the warmth of the morning sun, sipping tea, listening to music and enjoying the view from the balcony of my apartment. That apartment, the balcony and that view were all new to me because it had only been a week since I moved there.
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My family had a very special Mother’s Day this year because we had our grandmother with us. Early in the morning, after exchanging tika, gifts and blessings, we were ready for some snaps.
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