• Talia Mermin

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    i used to be pre-med

    March 13, 2020
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    It took me all of freshman year and half of sophomore year to realize that I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, but that I sure as hell didn’t want to be a doctor. I ignored a lot of signs that the whole pre-medical thing wasn’t for me. I remember […]

    walking through museums

    it’s harder than it looks

    February 28, 2020
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    If we haven’t gone to a museum together, I probably don’t like you very much. This isn’t to say anything against you—I’m sure I’m the problem in our potential relationship. It’s just that, at this point, I feel like I’ve gone to a museum with everyone I know—so many people, in fact, that I feel […]

    bad romance

    on unconventional love songs

    February 14, 2020
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    Sincere, unaugmented displays of affection make me squirm—they always have. For a while that was probably okay. Most little kids never like to see their parents kiss, for instance. When my two siblings and I added up to a collective age of 12, my parents could deploy their lip-lock as a kind of dark magic—a […]