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Points of Connection is an online collection of thoughts, poems, and ideas that I have had over the years. My writing has always been a place of solitude and serenity for myself, and it is my hope that you may use them to make new friends, meet new people, build your self-confidence, and become a more empowered & purposefully vulnerable person through reading what I wrote. I know that it has helped me over the years do just such.


March 31st, 2019

I write to you these thoughts after taking a walk through the world for the last 4 hours with my phone turned off. And, shocker, this is not the first time I’ve turned off the world.

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See Love

June 20th, 2019|

See Love A Poem by Austin Hunt I'm seeing you there with sunkissed eyes and messy hair here where you have always been> The coin flips in my mind and now I finally see that love is grown, not [...]

The Canyon

June 17th, 2019|

The Canyon A Poem by Austin Hunt Behind my surface a river flows through the heart which, day after day, carves a canyon between either side. What is left is not right so I build bridges in crosshatch patterns, [...]

I hate to Ryhme, you know that I do

June 13th, 2019|

I hate to Ryhme, you know that I do. A Poem by Austin Hunt Rose-tinted glasses shades of Blue A minute held for a moment betwixt me and you. First we laugh, then you smile I hope we stay [...]

  • How to Make Friends while Traveling Solo like a Badass

Six Steps for Making Friends while Traveling Solo

December 6th, 2018|

I've been traveling solo from city to city for the past 4 months, and, boy let me tell you, the road can be a lonely one. Here are some steps that work well for me, and, it is my hope, that they work well for you.

  • How to Make Friends as an Adult

How to Make Friends as an Adult

November 28th, 2018|

First, place yourself in a good frame of mind for connecting with new people. Understand that you are not alone in this adventure.

  • Understanding Insecurities

Understanding Insecurities

August 18th, 2018|

I'm going to start off with a bold statement. Insecurities cause most, if not all, of the world's suffering. All the worst acts of suffering I have caused in my own life as well as those that I've seen done to me or around me all seem to be rooted in the pain of unresolved problems from that past that linger on in our minds.

  • Deconstructing Definitions

Deconstructing Definitions

August 10th, 2018|

We are never so much more human as in the times we discover that we are not that different, you and I. Somewhere in the palette of color we paint our life our minds are like brothers and sisters, muddled merely by the medium we choose to express ourselves. What if what you wanted in life was the same as what I wanted in life?

  • Postulations on the Inner Child and Vulnerability

Postulations on the Inner Child and Vulnerability

August 3rd, 2018|

Here's a postulation: bringing forth your inner child and being vulnerable are one and the same. Let me explain. When we are young we are so alive. When someone asks if we can dance, we answer by dancing our little behinds off.

  • 16 Simple Ways to Make New Friends When You Move

16 Simple Ways to Make New Friends When You Move

July 29th, 2018|

New friendships and connections have to start somewhere. Get in the habit of talking to more people. Often when we find ourselves in new places where we know no one, we close off. Fight that urge and start talking with people you wouldn't normally.