Echoes.

Fleeting visions of a world long passed Remembered only when the last drop of liquid scorches our tongues In between blurred outlines of faces and bodies and stars And a ringing drowning out the beat uniting us all Do we remember Happiness. The sand between our toes as our hands brought dreams to life, sculpting…

Expiration Date.

EXPIRATION DATE February. She lies wide awake, listening to the steady beat of the alarm clock, willing herself to concentrate on the sound long enough for it to drown out the other noise The explosions in her head The earthquakes that threaten to split her apart tick tock tick tock tick tock April. I am…

Time.

To kick off the start to a hopefully amazing 2016, I decided to write a little something for you guys. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! Every year comes and goes and each year, we grow a little more as the time passes. We change a little more as the time passes, and these changes are…

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The Theory of Everything: Review

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Title: “The Infernal Devices” Trilogy Author: Cassandra Clare Published by: Simon & Schuster Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, YA Literature In-Series/Stand Alone: Trilogy (3 novels) Rating: ★★★★★★ Intro: *The Infernal Devices is a series of novels by author Cassandra Clare, centering on a race called the Shadowhunters introduced in her The Mortal Instruments series. The series is a prequel series to the…