The Past

2,961 words by 6 writers in Spartanburg, Brisbane & elsewhere

Stories filed under The past

The Past, Disabilities, Mental Health

A Letter to my 15-year old Self

by Mariah Hillis

Saskatoon — Dear 15-year-old self, I know the past few years have been hard, and I know that for a while they are going to get harder. You’ll spend your days locked in either your room or a bathroom stall becaus...

Christmas, Cookies, The Past

Hosts of Christmas Past

by Allan Lazenby

Spartanburg — Honestly, the picture doesn’t do it justice. All the multi-colored glory you see before entails sitting and decorating hundreds and hundreds of anise cookies, by hand, while drinking more brown liquo...

Oregon Coast, The Future, The Past

There is a place they call The Devil's Punchbowl, where we saw whales

by Chris DeBarr

Otter rock — It’s funny how what appears to be a specific moment can also be a jungle of memories and sensations that defy mere words. Let’s say I just want to focus on this snapshot, taken during my recent Oregon...

The Past, Thoughts

"If you choose to view it with regretful eyes, you need not do it alone, for guilt will be your humble companion."

by Isaac Marano

Brisbane — To live in the past is but a decisive state of mind. You bring to life the memory of an experience, not the experience itself. If you choose to view it with regretful eyes, you need not do it alone, f...

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