By Ryan O’Connell
You will fall in love with someone who annoys you, whose orgasm face looks and feels pathetic. Despite all of this, there’s something keeping you drawn to them, something that makes you want to protect them from the harsh world. What you fail to realize, however, is that you are…
Reflections of People I’ve Known from Places I’ve Been
I am sitting on the 3rd floor, writing and reflecting on my feelings that were brought up from my last counseling lab, so many feelings. As I took a break I looked into the glass window to see a reflection that resembled a person I knew in my past. I shook my head, not turning around to look to validate my suspicions. I didn’t turn around because there is no way. Then I began to think about how when I walk around I see faces similar to the ones I’ve seen back in North Carolina. Mere reflections of people I’ve seen, Ghosts. That is what our interactions become. The interactions and moments in time are stored in our mind as memories, only to project as images we apply to strangers. Strangers who become ghosts that we don’t speak to or are moved to interact because we know these are mere projections.