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About Hayoung Terra Yim

Hayoung Terra Yim is a graduate of University of Toronto with an Honours B.A. in Political Science and English.She is a Third Wave feminist and a member of the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy. She is a recreational user of cannabis and the blogger of Pot And Prose and author of Epiphanies Whilst High Out Of One’s Mind: a series of narrative nonfiction essays written on the subject of cannabis, seeking to both entertain and educate.She is also an avid fan of all things science-fiction and fantasy.

Posts by Hayoung Terra Yim:

Let’s Talk about Drugs: A Letter to Future Offspring

Let’s Talk about Drugs: A Letter to Future Offspring

To my dearest children Wilhelm and/or Lyra, (Yes, your names were determined prior to the remote possibility of your conception.) Let’s have a serious talk – one of the rare conversations that may leave you squirming in slight discomfort yet which are crucial for us to have. As you enter adolescence, you’ll likely encounter youth […]

The Underlying Feminist Symbolism in ‘Ex Machina’

The Underlying Feminist Symbolism in ‘Ex Machina’

A most glorious Tuesday, with a highly anticipated film, half-price tickets, an assortment of munchies, and wonderful company – all while stoned out of my mind. I pass through the doors into the darkness of the theatre, not knowing quite what to expect yet looking forward to it all the same, by virtue of the […]

Love Sonnet to Mary Jane

Love Sonnet to Mary Jane

Mary Jane, my muse – no simple flower Bestows a light, a clear and different view When answers hide in vex’d times and dark hours, And casts fresh sight, the old told now anew.   Sweet lady love, her arms offer respite; She soothes stone shoulder at each week’s long end. High I soar – on journeys […]

A Cannabis-Induced Feminist Awakening

A Cannabis-Induced Feminist Awakening

“Never mind.” A phrase uttered with increasing frequency under specific circumstances: at large social gatherings, high out of my mind. Though marijuana may not be a reliable truth serum (as it was briefly used in 1942 by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services in the interrogation of prisoners of war), it can certainly render its […]