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Gardell Neal Jr.’s blog for Metrosphere

Romantically Speaking: A Love Story in (“F”)rench Minor

Romantically Speaking: A Love Story in (“F”)rench Minor

Leave it to a love story to bring out the best in you. The entirety of my college excursion is a four year and one semester long story on love. A romantic retelling of me attempting to do my level best during the many ups-and-downs. About how I tried to alleviate the negatives along the […]

I’m Only Here to Read the Comments: The pleasure in being guilty

I’m Only Here to Read the Comments: The pleasure in being guilty

Most of us who spend at least a decent portion of the day browsing the internet on one of the billions of websites there are to choose from have all at one time or another come away felling the same sentiment. That the comments were most likely the best part of the experience. The reason […]

Swipe Right, Then Wave Goodbye

Swipe Right, Then Wave Goodbye

Too often in the realm of online dating notifications alerting “You have a match” or that “Someone likes you” are taken overly serious as part of that trite sense of hope. These phrases give voice to many a lonely and aching heart crying out for a compatibility and love forged in cyberspace. The single and wandering […]

Separate But Equal

Separate But Equal

The rest as they say is history. If the past is what truly sets the context for what will be the present and the future then America is exactly what it should be. America is as it has always been, a nation divided. Sadly it is a nation still divided at its core by race […]

Ordinary L-O-V-E Shit Part 3 [The Revenant]

Ordinary L-O-V-E Shit Part 3 [The Revenant]

  With so many questions, I feel at this point the answer’s better left unknown. –Author I can no longer try and explain what is unexplainable. What’s more, try and attain the unattainable. What we had just wasn’t sustainable. Left to recollect on all we lost. Ordinary L-O-V-E is so obligational. Killing me slow, but […]

Ordinary L-O-V-E Shit Part 2: The Aftermath

Ordinary L-O-V-E Shit Part 2: The Aftermath

  Although I am happy she is no longer in the pain she was feeling, I am crushed by pain of her absence. —Author   Shattered mirrors are all that’s left of your reflection. This heartbeat is still the only proof that I’m not alone. So surreal the feeling, like somehow you are still right […]

Devote Life to Unify, Think in Opportunity

Devote Life to Unify, Think in Opportunity

  Watching in sadness, as the world did this past week, the burial of Muhammad Ali. I was reminded in one word something I always loved about the man. Opportunity. The man we know as “The Greatest” was about many things and one of those was his ability to seize opportunity. Starting at an early […]