Gemmayzeh: A Short Screenplay

I. Setting: A MAN is waiting at a coffee shop. A WOMAN shows up. He stands to greet her. They seem to be on a first date. [MAN]Hello! [WOMAN]Bonjour! [MAN]It’s nice to finally meet you.  [The MAN and WOMAN shake hands. Then they sit down.] [WOMAN]You as well. Tell me, do you still think you… Continue reading Gemmayzeh: A Short Screenplay


Beirut Weekend

I cannot say what I'm feelingDon't know how to moveI cannot share what I believe inI finally believe in youI've traveled many roadsAnd don't know where toNow my world is never changingIf there's anything I can dobenny blanco, Calvin Harris, & Miguel, "I Found You / Nilda’s Story"

10 Examples of the Passive Voice

A passive voice is a type of a clause or sentence in which an action (through verb), or an object of a sentence, is emphasized rather than its subject. Simply, the subject receives the action of the verb. The emphasis or focus is on the action, while the subject is not known or is less… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Passive Voice

10 Examples of the Subjunctive

The subjunctive is a specific verb form. It usually expresses something that you wish for, or a hypothetical rather than actual situation[.] It is also used to indicate that something is being suggested or demanded[.]”Lexico, “When to Use the Subjunctive” His wife demanded that he stop drinking if he wanted to save their marriage. Heaven forbid I have a drink or two… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Subjunctive

10 Examples of the Future Perfect Continuous

The future perfect continuous, also sometimes called the future perfect progressive, is a verb tense that describes actions that will continue up until a point in the future. The future perfect continuous consists of will + have + been + the verb’s present participle (verb root + -ing).Grammarly, "Future Perfect Continuous" By the time you… Continue reading 10 Examples of the Future Perfect Continuous

The Achiever

The Achiever, also called Three, is a personality type focused on accomplishments and success. Their identities are attached to their achievements. They achieve in order to receive external validation, which feeds their need to feel worthy. That is at the core of this personality type Have been maintaining the workout regimen put in place since… Continue reading The Achiever