Madison Stringfellow


Nostalgic for the present

Ever since my first-year I’ve had a self-awareness for the ephemerality of my time as an undergrad.

Mom-ing for the summer

There’s lots of tickling, lots of tag or hide-and-go-seek, and so many “let’s pretend” scenarios — so many.

Being the 'middle child'

I tell myself I can do all of these things, but I really can’t do this, not all by myself. And I shouldn’t want to.

Advocating for procrastination

I’ve discovered the benefits of procrastination and the alleviating truth that I’d rather be a happy slacker than miserable and punctual. 

There’s only one home

I wake up to the feeling of crisp and freshly washed sheets enveloping me and the sound of my family talking downstairs, their voices reverberating softly throughout the house.

The clout of optimism

In light of recent events, I’ve been bombarded with a sense of mourning from the people around me.