Life’s a short journey, but it’s a journey none of us will ever forget.
End of the Year 2022 – Arcanim: Of Foretold Fates and Chosen Harbingers
It brings me so much excitement that I can share on this platform the additional work I’ve put my time, effort, and dedication into over the last two decades of my life.
Forever Rose on Wattpad Feature + October ’22 Update!
Before I delve into the thick of today’s post, I thought I’d also announce a fun WIP I’ve been working on called Forever Rose, which can be read for free on Wattpad.
Update on this Website
Hi all, it’s Leon R.M. Auguste! For the time being, I’ll be pausing any further blog activity on this website as my schedule has inflated with an incredible amount of responsibility outside of my own passion projects and private hobbies. Know that I may resume this in the future – but that there is also… Continue reading Update on this Website
Life Update: Growing Pains and Deeper Reflections
It’s becoming ever so clear to me that the days of “middle class” societies are the way of the dinosaurs. The fact of the matter is that there are only two classes in society: the “ruling” class and the “servant” class.
Sharing a Piece of My First…W.I.P
Passed on from generations and generations of my ancestors. Until finally, I was able to piece their stories together.
My Copywriting Journey: From Rags to Riches…to WHAT!?
From providing copywriting services for freight and logistics companies to working for an online dental training school and a Las Vegas Online Casino website, it’s been a crazy ride!
5 Tips for Setting Long-Term Goals
The main issue with this one is that people take everything that happens to them personally.
5 Helpful Writing Tips
To begin, the first helpful writing tip is likely the most obvious. Ready for it? Good.
Underneath the Moonlit Sky (Poem)
Her thoughts swirl unheard.
She yearns for a life worth living.
She chants of a dream long-held within her soul.
A Tale of Numbers
Simply put, education was strictly for the wealthy class alone.
Philosophical Journey (Part 8)
The few at the top who benefit from such a hierarchy do everything in their inherited, or hard-earned, right to ensure that the system continues unabated for the most part.
Philosophical Journey (Part 7)
Most of what’s happening in the world today are caused by those who either have one of three things: influence, currency, or power.
Remembering A Stranger’s Kind Words
She looked straight up at me now and told me that as long as I believed in myself, she knew I would make some kind of tangible difference in the world.
Death of A Character (An Analysis)
From the harrowing tale of Romeo and Juliet, or that of Game of Thrones, there are so many different ways a character can die.
Last Days of 2021 – Moment of Reflection
For most people in the world, we’re looking over our shoulder with the feeling that we’ve survived a very hell-bound year.
Living for the Present
Life is a ride. It’s crazy, turbulent, and wild at times. But that’s what makes life interesting. Our lives were never meant to be “perfect.”
When I Finally Grew Up
They were passionate lovers at one point. Deeply connected emotionally to the point of no return.
Times Are Changing.
In these days of uncertainty in the world, there is one certainty left for me.
A Time of Freedom
As foolish and passionate as it may sound, I’ve come to discover nothing is impossible.
Where You Can Find Inspiration
Make it happen, and the world will open up to you…
Fantastic World of Writing and Imagination
There are so many beautiful concepts that come to mind, even when just daydreaming. But, of course, we don’t always have the luxury of time on our hands as an adult.
During Turbulent Times of War
Somewhere down the line, there is a misunderstanding, or a desire for greed.
What is a Writer?
Someone who takes a chance and risks what little he owns to become something great, even if it was just to prove to himself that he could get out and survive in the world.
Accepting the World Around You
This is the issue we’re all dealing with right now in today’s world. No one cares. I mean, absolutely no one.
What is an Artist?
Artist are both Ying and Yang, right and wrong, good and evil.
A Message to God (A Long-Form Blog Post)
Hazy as it may seem, our dreams help us move forward day after day. Our family, friends, and familiar faces help push us forward even when we have nothing in our personal life to live for.
My Admiration for Eleanor Roosevelt
But Eleanor, against all the odds in her life, became an astounding young lady. Thanks to her formal education, she grew into a mighty young political woman.
Hybrid Humans and Automation: A Chance to Explore Mars, the Universe, and Beyond!
Hey everyone, it’s Leon R.M. Auguste coming to you with another post! Before I get into the nitty-gritty of today’s topic, that being my thoughts on hybrid humans and outer space travel, I wanted to share some initial thoughts. Mainly my thoughts on automation and how we are becoming insignificant in the workplace. I’ve gained… Continue reading Hybrid Humans and Automation: A Chance to Explore Mars, the Universe, and Beyond!
Philosophical Journey (Part 6)
Disclaimer: These are my thoughts at 11:00 p.m., and I wanted to record them instead of pretending these feelings didn’t exist. To be honest, I feel much better just getting these thoughts written down and out of my system. Sometimes, one needs to release the emotions, chaining them down, especially an introvert like myself. Anyways, without… Continue reading Philosophical Journey (Part 6)
Beauty and the Beast (2017): A Magical, Controversial & In-Depth Review
At times, I truly fell into the movie realm of Beauty and the Beast, forgetting momentarily that I was even watching a motion picture.
In 2021: A Divided World
In 2021, there are so many opinions, so many thoughts, so many half-truths, and half-lies. But one thing remains the same, we’re all dealing with demons beyond imagination.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Reflections on Rage, Sorrow, and Redemption
Fury Road is almost otherworldly while still being strangely familiar in this hellish carnivalesque joyride of an experience.
LACMA: Reflection on the World
Yet the truth of the matter is, life is more than just being pleasant and agreeable.
Dealing with Life’s Hardships
The truth is that we all have some form of expectation hanging over our whole lives, which doesn’t really benefit us in any way possible.
Understanding How to Live Your Life
For what we see is often not what it always appears to be at first glance…
Wind River (2017): A Reflective Movie Review
With Wind River, everything just falls so gracefully into place. The whole ensemble just feels incredibly satisfying and refreshing.
What I Did
Upon this day, comes the whispers of a long-forgotten calling…
A Sense of Restlessness
I’ve always lived life according to what people wanted from me. Or better put, I’ve always been compliant in the things that happened to my life
Where I’ve Been the Last 2 Years
The same passion I once held as a younger man has been rekindled. But this time, the flame will not simmer. This time, I will not go silently into that good night.
Two Different People; Two Separate Journeys (A Long-Form Poem)
This piece was inspired by a recent whirlwind of events related to immense inner-growth. Without further delay, let me share a piece of my soul with you.
Four Warriors of Light
Amid the chaos, uncertainty, and cold indifference – the world plunged itself into ever-consuming darkness.
Mythos of Azernos (Poetics 1)
The direct arrow was followed by an unknown voice. “Watch your back; Death was soon upon you.”
Becoming a Writer
You see, to be a writer not only means to be a weaver of stories, but moreover, it means to be human at its most core meanings and realities.
Man on the Street Project: The Passion and The Cross
Hi Media 204 class, Elyssa and I went to The Passion and The Cross play at the Orpheum Theater in Downtown Sioux Falls. Elyssa took footage of various parts of the theater while I interviewed the cast members with questions written by Elyssa. It was a very meaningful (and important) production, as told to us… Continue reading Man on the Street Project: The Passion and The Cross
MEDIA 204 – Sequencing Project
Hi class, click on the title above to view my sequencing project! I had a lot of fun with working on this and learning about the different ways to edit. I hope you enjoy it!
MED204: ABC Song Project
Hi class! Here is my ABC Song Project. I learned a lot from this project; since I never used Adobe Premiere Pro. I’ve started learning outside of class as well, but this project helped me get started with the learning curve. I hope you enjoyed the video!
Personal Update on Life
Hi everyone, it’s me, Leon R.M. Auguste, coming to you with an update! Even as I upload one post every week on my blog/website, I’m really starting to get into the swing of balancing my work life and school life. Primarily, I’m focusing more on work but have finally been able to juggle school as… Continue reading Personal Update on Life
Philosophical Journey (Part 9)
It’s almost a natural part of our lives to wonder and question what possible things we can achieve if we were just given the opportunity.