Serena Foster

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Serena Foster


In the wake of your absence, I’ll at first balk at the world.

How It Feels To Be 19

Time waits for no man, but when you are nineteen, perhaps it pauses for just a second.

You Should Never Feel Ashamed Of Your Looks

The voices stack up, coming as they do from myriad directions, and begin to swirl together until they are oppressive. They amass into one judgmental standard that always seems above you. And you feel small.

How Not To Be Funny

It seems that if people see you as the shy, quiet person who never really says anything interesting, any comment that you do make in jest is greeted with disproportionate appreciation. I cottoned on. The one-liner became my tool.