Why I Dropped Out of Queen’s University

THE FIRST TIME I FELL IN LOVE

I learned English when I was four years old.

After some careful instruction, I successfully wrote my first sentence in junior kindergarten with Mrs. Peters watching over me.

I remember looking down at the paper, oddly emotional and confused about it.

My pocket-sized mind then acknowledged the following truths:

  1. Writing is beautiful.
  2. Language is powerful.
  3. Words are life-changing.

That was the first time I thought: I want to change the world with words. Continue reading “Why I Dropped Out of Queen’s University”