Essays

Short essays and other general pieces at the Peanut. Ideal section for writers who seek loose guidelines.

Don’t Get Stuck in the Meantime

“Don’t get stuck in the meantime. There’s no such thing as the meantime.”

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Don’t Get Stuck in the Meantime

“Don’t get stuck in the meantime. There’s no such thing as the meantime.”

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How to Turn into Your Mother

“Now, I’m dancing around this kitchen to Titanium when I’m hit with a sense of deja-vu. Nothing I could ever do would be more like my mother in this particular moment.”

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How to Turn into Your Mother

“Now, I’m dancing around this kitchen to Titanium when I’m hit with a sense of deja-vu. Nothing I could ever do would be more like my mother in this particular moment.”

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Sleep? Walking? Dead?

“She pulled her covers back up over her body and thrust her head under her pillow, silently cursing her roommate and wondering why she continued to do this to herself.”

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Sleep? Walking? Dead?

“She pulled her covers back up over her body and thrust her head under her pillow, silently cursing her roommate and wondering why she continued to do this to herself.”

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I miss you.

“I miss you because you’re gone. All of you. Each in different ways, some tragic, some we just don’t talk about anymore.”

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I miss you.

“I miss you because you’re gone. All of you. Each in different ways, some tragic, some we just don’t talk about anymore.”

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The Right to Life as it Pertains to Healthcare

“The idea that access to modern American medical care is a natural right seems rather preposterous when you look at it in another light.”

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The Right to Life as it Pertains to Healthcare

“The idea that access to modern American medical care is a natural right seems rather preposterous when you look at it in another light.”

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Why I Make Lists

“I’m unsure what happened, but my listing problem has steadily become worse as I’ve progressed through my college career.”

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Why I Make Lists

“I’m unsure what happened, but my listing problem has steadily become worse as I’ve progressed through my college career.”

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Nacho Dorito, The Hamster

“Animals belong outside and that’s where they’re going to stay.”

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Nacho Dorito, The Hamster

“Animals belong outside and that’s where they’re going to stay.”

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Campus at Midnight

“This physical space has been emptied of the noise and now all that exists is the beauty and tranquility of aloneness.”

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Campus at Midnight

“This physical space has been emptied of the noise and now all that exists is the beauty and tranquility of aloneness.”

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