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Love to Give

Love to Give Her silk brown hair Her doe eyes She is the epitome of beauty. Her soul is kind Her heart is full She has so much love to give.   She watches her friends Become wives and mothers. Attends countless weddings Never once dressed in white. A godmother, an aunt None of her…

Colours of Marrakech

Colours of Marrakech There is something fascinating about the way the Moroccan sky meets the ochre silhouettes of Marrakech’s buildings. As the placement of the sun changes during the day, the intensity of the contrast changes too. My favourite contrast-time was the early afternoon on days when the sun shone bright and soft clouds made the sky look…

on grief: unnumbered

on grief: unnumbered   we didn’t do anything for your birthday. well, we fought, which is, i suppose, the most fitting us. did you   look down upon us and shake your head or did you turn a blind eye or did you expect the call across a landmass worth two oceans to not go…

Italy’s Elections: The rise of the far-right and what it means for Europe

Italy’s Elections: The rise of the far-right and what it means for Europe Why are Italy’s elections gaining so much media attention? The outcome of Italy’s 2022 parliamentary elections received considerable global media attention. Naturally, an election that installs a new government is significant for any country; in this case, it is especially of interest…

On Energy

On Energy As Europe is bracing itself for a hard winter, little is said of the fact that the burden will lie disproportionately with the people least able to deal with it. While the student population is heterogenous, on average student incomes are lower and thus energy makes up a larger share of students’ spending…

Frantic: A Classic Thriller based on Foreign Anxieties

Frantic: A Classic Thriller based on Foreign Anxieties Any international who’s moved to the Netherlands has undoubtedly had to face some of the weirdness/awkwardness that comes automatically with being a stranger in a foreign country. Every place, every country has its own unique elements that can make it intimidating for foreigners, visitors, tourists, expats. As…

Small Things

Small Things   It can be so intimidating to see all of the people and groups Moving mountains, making waves. It can make you feel so small, powerless. But don’t be fooled, For that is the very reason that we must continue to stand up and speak out. It takes more than one person to…

The Way We Move

The Way We Move (1) Have you ever wondered who inspires the people who inspire you? When I think about inspiration, my friend, Daryle Locko comes to mind. This article is about him. Daryle radiates creativity, for anyone and anything has the power to inspire him. When he sees a beautiful leaf or overhears a…

monsoon day 

19.7.21 — monsoon day  outside my bedroom: through the rectangle of window above my door: light. flickering.   mama said it needs to be worn out completely before we can replace it, so that is what we are doing. wearing the light out. i wonder how light dies: does it flicker less often, with less intensity?…

Academically Monogamous

Hi, I’m Anne-Rosa (this is not an alcoholic anonymous article, I swear. You don’t have to greet me), and I’ve just started my seventh, and hopefully last, semester at UCR. I took a leave of absence one and a half years ago, meaning I had to stay for another semester, while I saw everyone I…

New Me

New year, new me They say. But is it really true? Am I really new? Because the new clothes go on the same old body And the new haircut holds the same frizz. My new phone contains all of my old contacts And my new computer breaks down just the same. My new hobbies won’t…

The Confusing Chronology of the Alien Sequels

By Romke van der Veen Just recently a new ‘Alien’ movie was announced, this time to be produced (not directed) by Ridley Scott. But this news got little media attention. Why is this? For a franchise that was once considered some of the best science-fiction out there. A franchise that produced blockbusters and even one…

Rooftops Reach for the Sky

Rooftops Reach for the Sky where iridescent pearl glistens through veils of vapour pulled apart like cotton wads sailing along zephyr winds, trailing delicate strands across asterisms woven through zaffre velvet expanse cloaking the waning flurry underneath where tin brutes bleeding coal rumble along paths lit by sallow globes atop poles flickering through fumes that…

Principles of Marriage

By Annika Lee Author’s note: This is a type of found poem from the source text of 1 Corinthians 7, the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) edition. The selections were made only from the first word of each line (or multiple words, in the case of “a wife” and “a slave”). The work is a deliberate…

Demented Democracy

by Hanna Zelma Horányi A bit of context: On April 4, parliamentary elections were held in Hungary. Fidesz, the governing party won in a landslide. On the same day, there was also a referendum which was often regarded as homo- and transphobic. (I’m adding often because a. as far as the government is concerned, it…

Revisiting Israel – Reupload

Disclaimer: Dear Reader, this article has been the subject of a complaint from a member of our community. The Tabula RASA Daily Board agrees the original article did not reach our desired standards of journalistic integrity and therefore the author agreed to rewrite the article addressing concerns relating to clarity, concision, potentially offensive language, and…

BE RIGHT BACK

By Luis Garcia     Camels at a local safari camp in the UAE are taking a break from carrying people all day. While camel riding itself is not inherently unethical, many camels in the region endure much stress as they are forced in unfavourable conditions despite having to deal with hordes of tourists eager…

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