Tag Archive: writing

Today is Friday and I Love You

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

Constellations and Rabbit Holes

In case we don’t chance upon each other, I promise to forgive you. And I’ll forgive me too. In case we don’t chance upon each other, this will remain true: more than stars and rabbits, I have loved you.

Poems for People (Part 1)

In celebration of the National Arts Month and Valentine’s Day, I asked my friends to help me love better what I’ve always loved most: poetry. The game’s pretty simple: give me a word… Continue reading

Brave Wishes for the New Year

In the coming year, I wish you will be brave. Whatever it is you have to do– chase a dream or make it wait, recollect or remember to forget, seek new loves or… Continue reading

In an Alternate Universe

In an alternate universe, I could be an astronaut discovering stars and having them named after me. Or maybe a lawyer handling cases all related to misogyny. In an alternate universe, I could… Continue reading

That Place Called Artsy Cafe

Today I went to Wonderland. Or at least it felt like it. There was no Mad Hatter or Cheshire Cat or Queen of Hearts or whatnot. But then there’s two of my most favorite… Continue reading

Looking for Magic

The six-year old me used to believe that somewhere in the middle of every busy city, well-hidden in crowded places and noisy streets, there were secret portals leading to magical worlds. I often… Continue reading

On Dreams and Realities

When I was five I wanted to become a princess— the kind of princess who lives in a faraway kingdom, always in between that proverbial once upon a time and happily ever after.… Continue reading

Poems and Pineapples

“It was my destiny to love and say goodbye.” – Pablo Neruda – Do you know why pineapples have many eyes? I do. I’ve known the answer since I was six. The reason… Continue reading

When I Grew Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Every child has been asked this question countless of times and I was no exception. I remember having different answers with innocent reasons.… Continue reading

Random Confession #1

  For the most part I think I’m okay, happy even. But every so often, this artist inside of me brings about soul-wrenching pains I couldn’t quite heal. To be honest, I like… Continue reading

Seven sudden life-realizations while staring at a blank page

  1. Good things come to those who wait; better things fall into the hands of those who do some chasing. You can’t just always sit there and hope for miracles. You gotta… Continue reading

Spaces

In   between   the   words   I   write are   the   spaces   where   I   hide— the   spaces   where   I   hide   you.… Continue reading

Art Meets Art

  Sometimes a piece of art is already beautiful and complete on its own, until that day when it meets another piece of art that seems to fill the gaps which nobody noticed… Continue reading

For the Love of Writing

For the love of writing, I die. It happens like this. When I’m in the middle of watching a great movie or reading an awesome book or when it’s freaking 2AM and I… Continue reading