10 of my favorite feelings tag

I would like to thank Pooja for nominating me to do this tag! I haven’t done a tag in a while so I’m pretty excited for this one! The rules are pretty easy: Simply list 10 of your favorite feelings.

Fulfilling my goals

This one is pretty broad but it’s one of the best feelings ever. No matter which goal it might be, whether it’s going for a run or figuring out a tricky math concept, it just feels so good to check it off my list.

Cuddling my cat

I did a few posts about losing my old kitty, Pierre, but this November I got a new one. While I still miss Pierre so much, Waffle (my new baby) has come to mean the world to me and I love sitting with him on my lap or holding and petting him.

Producing a poem I genuinely love

It’s hard for me to 100% satisfied with my work, but when I write a poem that I love right away it feels so good! Also, if I am writing a fictional story, being satisfied with parts of it also feels great!

Imagining the future

I know my future probably won’t be all butterflies and glitter but I still enjoy thinking, planning for and imagining the future. Sometimes it’s nice to get lost in a story where you’re the main character and you can control the story.

Reading a good book

Pooja did a similar one and I’ve got to agree. There is nothing better than falling into a good book. I love being so enthralled that I will happily sit for hours reading. I have been busier than I have been in the past this years, but I still make time for books.

Going on walks/runs

Honestly, is there anything better than going on a walk. Probably not. Runs come in close second, they’re harder but definitely worth it. But I really love taking walks, especially with friends or siblings along.

Cleaning

Lol, it sounds silly but I honestly really love the feeling of taking my room and turning it from a mess to a neat place. I used to be sort of a slob but I’ve definitely mended my ways. Plus, I’ve discovered I am sort of a minimalist and I love decluttering haha.

Traveling

Sort of broad also but I LOVE traveling. Even if it just a week-long trip, it is still amazing. All the sitting can get irritating but when one gets to the destination it’s so worth it (and a lot of the times you experience some amazing things on the way there!)

Watching a good show

So, I’m not much of a movie/tv show person. Personally, I find mistakes, inconsistencies, and bad acting in movies very easily and if the plot is stupid I will just not enjoy myself. Plus, it’s really easy for me to tell when something is CGI and I hate it. TV shows are the same. BUT when I find one that I do like, it’s really fun to get into it. For example, Downton Abbey is one show I really enjoyed watching. The acting, set, costumes, script, stories, it’s all so good. It’s not my #1 favorite show, but it is one of the top 3!

Learning things I’m interested in

I’m a total Ravenclaw (well, also Slytherin a bit) but mainly Ravenclaw, so I love learning about things that interest me! Yes, certain subjects in school bore me, but the ones that don’t are just a joy to learn about and I also like learning on my own, usually by reading non fiction books. Some subjects I really love are alternative history narratives, anything about ancient history, a lot about science, and sometimes even politics!

So this is the end! I hope you enjoyed this tag.

I tag anyone who is interested in doing this to give it a go! Seriously, don’t be shy, go ahead and make your own post. (I would tag individual people but I don’t really have the time at the moment.)

Thanks for reading ❤

Many types of armor

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Armor doesn’t always
have to be made of metal.
I wear this hoodie like
protection from your
judgmental stares.
I read these books to
save myself from the sadness
in my own life, my own world.
I write to get these turbulent
thoughts out of my head.
No, armor is not just chainmail,
it’s anything that protects you
from hurt, external and internal.

© 2020 Leona Petrovic

Image Credit HERE

Paper world

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Her world is a fragile, paper one.

It could blow away 

In one gust of air.

It could disintegrate into ash

With the introduction of one lit match. 

It is as unsteady as a house

Built from autumn leaves.

But despite all its flaws,

it is the only world she has.  

© 2020 Leona Petrovic

Image Credit HERE

Mother & Father

Mother,

just another name

for the woman that births you

and hurts you.

Father,

just another name

for the man that holds you

and scolds you.

Parents,

just a title for two flawed people

who will ruin an innocent child

no matter how hard they try.

~ 50 Things That Make Me Happy Tag ~

Hello everyone. Recently I came across this tag on the wonderful blog of Clara Bennet and I felt compelled to do it. It seemed easy enough so I said why not, and here we are. I hope you enjoy this list of 50 things that make me happy. (It’s in no particular order.)

  1. Writing blog posts
  2. My writer’s notebooks
  3. Libraries
  4. Writing poetry
  5. Autumn weather
  6. Reading
  7. Panic! At the Disco
  8. Buying Christmas gifts
  9. The whole cast of the Six of Crows series
  10. Kaz Brekker especially
  11. Traveling
  12. Kittens, puppies and all baby animals
  13. Brendon Urie’s voice
  14. Interacting with ya’ll here on WordPress ❤
  15. Writing something that makes me feel proud
  16. My best friend. And all my other friends.
  17. Writing lists
  18. Christmas cookies
  19. Comfy sweaters
  20. Well written novels
  21. Game of Thrones, the TV show
  22. Christine Riccio, of the YouTube channel polandbananaBOOKS
  23. Downton Abbey
  24. The Lord of the Rings films
  25. Good book-to-movie adaptations that do the book justice
  26. Having intelligent conversations with my younger sister
  27. Buying new books
  28. Receiving new books
  29. Finding books I want to read at a cheap price
  30. Getting answers correct in Algebra
  31. Beautiful words
  32. Self confidence
  33. Anything to do with dragons
  34. Reading poetry
  35. Rain
  36. The moon
  37. My favorite authors (They are too numerous to list)
  38. Lilacs
  39. Musical theater
  40. Anything to do with Harry Potter
  41. My kitty son, Pierre
  42. Bookstores
  43. Hamilton, and other musicals
  44. Any food. Well, almost.
  45. Carlsbad Caverns
  46. Yellowstone National Park
  47. Solitude
  48. The gangsey as found in Stiefvater’s Raven Cycle
  49. Creativity
  50. The fact that you are reading this post right now ❤

I tag PoojaGinny and anyone else who reads this post and feels inclined to make a list of 50 things that make them happy. I thought this was a splendid way to reflect on all the positive things in my life and it was also a lot of fun. Thank you for reading. ❤

Juggler

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So many things to do,

I never get any peace.

I’m always working,

juggling activities like oranges.

I never have time to relax.

But maybe I like it that way,

being busy keeps the demons at bay.

 

Independence

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Never depend on anyone for your happiness.

Being independent is more than being strong or being single.

It means that if you cannot satisfy yourself.

Then you are not independent, because you rely on others,

to make your life worth living.

Be Ambitious~ A Letter to Everyone

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If you just live exactly the same.

With no ambition.

Living really doesn’t matter.

Because you are counting the hours,

counting the dollars.

Just saving up for your next car or tv.

Ambition makes you see and want bigger things.

Be ambitious, don’t let your days be repetitious.

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Dear followers/readers,

Ambition is seen as a bad thing. Something that corrupts you. But it’s not bad, is it? I don’t think so. Having ambition to live your life to the fullest is not bad. Having ambition to do something wonderful is not bad. Having ambition to create something that will last a long time is not bad. Ambition is associated with power hungry people, which makes it seem like an evil thing, waiting to corrupt and enslave your mind. Ambition is an amazing trait, as long as it isn’t your obsession. You can’t live without it, just going through your average life not caring to change your boring existence.

I encourage you to be ambitious, if only just a little. Every needs a little Slytherin in them. Chase your dreams and ambitions because you’re all amazing and creative people with so so so much potential.

-Leo (the inkgirl) ❤ ❤ ❤