Reevaluating Modern Love

A contributing writer shares a letter to their past self and shares what they wish they had known then.   Dear,  me from the past,  When you think of romance and true love, what do you see?  Is it the devotion of Shakespeare’s sonnets?  Is it that bouquet of flowers?  Is it that twinkle in […]

It’s Not You, It’s My Attachment Style

Features and Opinion Editor Édith de Faoite breaks down how attachment theory can be a useful tool in sorting you out.    A friend recently described me as “skittish” when it comes to my romantic endeavours. An unsurprising statement if you know me. This unwelcome commentary on my relationships (or lack thereof) urged me to […]

Things Left Unsaid

Contributing Writer Seán Dunne shares a story about the courage it takes to let love in.   I couldn’t quite bring myself to say it. I thought I already had.  “I love you.”  The look from her eyes was enough to light the fires of an idle train. I wanted to run away.  “What?”  The […]

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By Claire Watson   I imagine it floating along the radio waves.  Static thrumming through it – white noise blotting out sweet nothings.      Left Angle Bracket Three.  I imagine it like a seagull, floating atop a deep, dark sea. Love letters scrawled into its beak – smashing mussels against buoys,     that […]

The Best Places for Modern Love On Campus

A contributing writer explains how UCC can facilitate your love life, in more ways than one.   For the vast majority of us, UCC is the place we have to call home for several years. While that is something to be sad about, it is not without merit as a stage for finding someone to […]

Poetry: Tessellation

Poetry by an anonymous Motley Contributor   We opened the box of a time-worn jigsaw.  Hands stained with hope, you linked your hopeful pieces with mine.  Fumbling with the future, picturing paradise, interlocking curves and colors, We eagerly created the unknown.  Touched by the tangible, you groped for explanations when I broke our puzzle into […]