CAROLINA VAZ PINTO

LISBON, PORTUGAL

I like to write what I’m afraid to say. I devour books and make friends out of characters. I enjoy silence more than meaningless words. I tend to overthink every situation which forces my emotions to hide in the face of rationality. Words run through my head waiting to be put on paper and to finally be apart of some story. Insomnia lurks in the shadows of my endless nights.

EMBRACE YOUR SADNESS

“What was the best piece of advice you ever received?”   “I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil” – Gandalf  In the midst of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we tend to overlook and underestimate our emotions, reaching the point of forbidding ourselves of feeling something that,…

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WHY COLLEGE IS NOT A FAIR GAME

They say we are lost, but we will be found soon, and not thanks to the adults who treated me like a fool. We’re not playing a game of who’s faster at reaching some aim, which was imposed by people who supposed we only have one pain. The grades written in paper compare the youth…

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