The Song of Night and Dawn

The night smothered the bruised, black skies, And a foul wind began to rise By the devil’s wills, beyond the hills, Where all the world’s evil lies. The night swam through the rivers deep, Towards a town with no gates, no keep, Where fate had led us to the dead, Who lay in a cold,... Continue Reading →

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The Global Treasure Hunt: Riddle #2

Since multiple people have gotten the first riddle to The Global Treasure Hunt, I will release the second riddle. But first let me explain where the first Tin was buried. The first riddle refers to a great, watchful eye and an hourly chime, which many of you correctly assumed to be the London Eye and... Continue Reading →

The Global Treasure Hunt

The Global Treasure Hunt has begun! For fans of treasure hunts like The Secret: A Treasure Hunt, or even the treasure hunt I did not too long ago, here's an even better one for you. I've buried 5 metal tins across Europe, each about 6 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 2 inches deep. Below... Continue Reading →

All the World Makes Me Think of You

Since then, the air tastes Of mince pies And mulled wine. Winter snow, Skin white, Tickles my nose With a faint, floral perfume. Since then, the sky glows A glossy rouge, and the streets Curve like a woman’s thighs. The sparrows sing In girlish trills, and the doves Talk in a lover’s whisper. Since then,... Continue Reading →

Your Touch

Your touch Lights a flame Whose drunken tongue Slides across my chest, Whose feverish hands Grasp me In a hot embrace. You ask me Why I'm silent. But your words Are half-deafened By the crackle of fire In my veins. I feel it Smolder in my skin And stifle My breath. You gaze down With... Continue Reading →

Before Their Time

Tulips spring From the morbid earth, Their leaves fleshy and green. One by one, Their petals splay, Tender to smell And to touch. And all the while The sun rises On weepy skies And wind-choked streets. Brown and decrepit, The grass lies low, As bulbs beyond count Slumber in ground below. Alone, The tulips stand... Continue Reading →

Into the Depths of Paris

On my second day in Paris (see my first day here), I started my morning with a dive into the murky depths of Paris: the Catacombs. Beneath the streets of Paris lies a passage of tunnels lined with bones beyond counting. The Catacombs hold so many skeletons that they even made designs out of them.... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Paris

  Of all the beautiful, European locales, only Paris is considered the most romantic city of all. But for all you lonely travelers out there, don't let that stop you. Give into your wanderlust and take a trip to Paris like I did.   Having arrived in Paris early on Friday morning, I dropped my... Continue Reading →

Top Spots for Tourism in London

London is a fantastic, metropolitan city that offers just about anything you could imagine. Hidden gems lie around every corner: hipster cafes, fancy restaurants, quirky food spots, modern art exhibits, and so on. However, sometimes it's nice to join the tourists. So grab your fanny packs and let's take a look at the most popular... Continue Reading →

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