• ruth han

    an unPlanned road

    silence, speech, and criticism

    April 14, 2016
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    The alluring smell of freshly brewed coffee from Olga’s wafts by as I stride down the block, causing my stomach to churn with the grumbles and gurgles of lunchtime hunger.  Despite these incessant pleas, I do not stray from my path; the pride I feel overwhelms any pang of hunger and I march on.  Admittedly, […]

    post- happy hour

    i love friends

    March 17, 2016
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    Ernest Hemingway famously said: “Write drunk; edit sober.” This semester, Post-‘s staff is taking Hemingway’s advice to heart—or at least half of it. We’re bringing back a Post- tradition: Post- Happy Hour. Every so often, a member of Post-‘s staff will sit down with a drink (or two, or ten…) and respond to a prompt […]

    The names

    a short story

    March 3, 2016
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    During his New Year’s ritual of cleaning his apartment, Zaid opened the bottom drawer of his wood desk to find the prayer beads. There were 99 of them, made of plastic, dark blue and strung together in a loop by a thin string. He didn’t know if they had been lying there waiting for him, […]

    Letting the Light In

    Feeling SAD and Feeling Better

    February 25, 2016
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    When my life began falling apart the winter of my freshman year, I knew what to blame. I was stressed out by my classes. Finals were rapidly approaching without me having learned seemingly anything. I felt like everyone around me had made life-long friends or at least had a solid Ratty crew. I had three […]

    the house

    a short story

    February 18, 2016
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    1. It was almost dark beyond the walls of the living room, and we were sitting there together: the small plant that was growing bigger inside my veins and you and myself. There were only seventeen people at the New Year’s party, but I couldn’t remember who among them had invited us. The little plant […]