It’s almost a year late but allow me to share this first. I welcomed 2018 with a new kind of travel experience: cruising. This trip got me looking forward to being sandwiched… Continue reading
It would be fair to say that I was a pretty optimistic kid. While other elementary school children already had visions of them becoming the next doctors, lawyers, engineers, or perhaps the next… Continue reading
The city is unkind. Everything moves fast, restless and reckless. The noise in the crowded streets selfishly drowns whatever trace of peace it finds. It makes me tired, sometimes too tired I feel… Continue reading
When I was a little girl, I always wished to grow up faster. Busy was beautiful, I thought. But now that I’m in my early 20s when I feel my proportions are half… Continue reading
When the morning comes, open the windows and let the light fill in the spaces and cracks that used to be the safe abode of unpretty things we’ve learned to love in… Continue reading
Unlike everyone else who spends summers in beaches, I use the 40 degrees Celsius days drowning in the cold and dark abyss that is my own stream of consciousness. My mind is a generator… Continue reading
Hello, my lost girl, how have you been? I hope you haven’t forgotten the boy I still am– the first who loved you, the first you loved back, the boy who loves you… Continue reading
Today is Friday and I love you. It’s 4:21 am. The sun is still sleeping, but in my head you are awake and smiling. You make me write happy poems at 5:32am. I… Continue reading
Did you become everything we have always hoped to be? If yes, then I’m proud of you. If not, I forgive you. I forgive us..
It’s so easy for the world, the reality, to discourage you and to say you can’t do it. Always go back to that moment that made you fall in love with what you wanna do. Make sure you are really grounded in what it is that you love, so when doubt seeps in, you can push it aside.
It was midnight. Fifty firetrucks tried to save a lifetime’s worth of tremendous love, but they could not. Hush. No, grieve. Grieve. The wailing sirens understand. Our cherished past is now only dust.… Continue reading
To everyone I loved who left me, do not go back only to tell me you’re sorry. Apologies aren’t bandages and we are not fractured bones that will simply realign over time. We… Continue reading
To my six-year old self, Please know I have seen your future. You’re gonna teach and you’re gonna write but it’s gonna feel like you’re just playing around. Yes, it’s gonna be like what… Continue reading
Once there was a girl who fell in love with her fears so she kept them all in a box and tonight she flies. She’s free. It took me a migraine to finish… Continue reading
“You are not weak just because your heart feels so heavy.” — Andrea Gibson “Whenever you’re going through a bad day just remember, your track record for getting through bad days, so far,… Continue reading