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Author Archive: Anonymous

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June 3, 2019

Let’s go back to the not-so-distant past of 2018. The main character of this story, yours truly, was sitting in a bar with her good friend, lamenting the lack of suitable one-night companions. How did I get there? Well, my boyfriend of one-and-a-half years had broken up with me two months earlier and I was […]

March 18, 2019

I like to joke that my mental health diagnoses are like alphabet soup: ASD, GAD, BPAD-2, C-PTSD… the list goes on.   It’s been quite difficult throughout my university experience and I’ve experienced a number of setbacks including frustration over having to withdraw from classes, not being able to get the grades I wanted to […]

March 18, 2019

I’m in university, dating my first boyfriend! I’ve been dating this one guy for about six months. I’m about to meet his parents. I love the boy. He’s awesome and hilarious and sweet. But…he’s going on to postgrad, while I’ve got 2–3 more years left. I feel extremely guilty for thinking that, in the future, […]

October 9, 2017

CW: Strong warning that this piece contains comprehensive discussion of child sexual abuse, rape, and incest. If you do read this article, and find yourself distressed, we’ve placed direction to support services at the end.

September 11, 2017

I woke up to the cold outside Left four small quarters on the floor Picked up my mouth Sometimes it hurts, it’s sore The me days linger of burnt toast Smells sweeter than most But sweet is a cheater that is subtly composed A hard tainted kiss in the morning Waste, exhaled In the cracks […]

August 21, 2017

August 20, undoubtedly the date of many a person’s birthday. But there is one in particular that often goes unnoticed. One of my favourite authors, H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday is overlooked by most. In fact, many people are unaware of who he even is. To my dismay, at mention of his name I am often met […]

July 31, 2017

CW: Sexual violence and rape   There is this meme that goes: “Don’t ever be ashamed of who you are, unless you are a whore.” My name is Min, I am 23-years old, and I am a whore. Before entering into the “Oldest Profession”, my primary knowledge of the industry came through the lens of […]

June 6, 2017

“What the actual fuck” Do not write about it here, I’m a poet too.   She never loved you, Can’t you see that it was wrong? You are wasted space.   Should not have happened, You tried to take advantage. How dumb can you be?   Continue to bleed, We’ll drag your name through the […]

March 27, 2017

Sitting in Kirk 303 just before our Campus Coaches tour kicked off, a fellow first year sitting next to me asked if I was going to join one of the many clubs here at Vic: a simple question for most, but for me one that produced a lot of anxiety. What I wanted to say […]