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Spilled thoughts by Marisa Donnelly, including random moments and musings, confessions, heartfelt poetry, and daily ramblings about being human.

girl writing on notebook paper

On Memory

How do you know what will become a memory? A single moment, sitting at the corner seat of a wooden table in the downstairs classroom of library, your papers spread across the desk, handwriting liquid and frantic. How do you know that in six months you will still remember this?

girl diving into a pool


Today I forgot my headphones when I went to the gym, which would have been catastrophic any other day, but for some reason, today was different. I chose one of the treadmills facing the pool, and as my feet set into rhythm, I watched the young swimmers dive in one by one.