2018 & 2019

Dear 2018, I do not hate you. I think you sometimes hated me, but it's okay. If I were to be naive, I could sum up your 365 days into one angry word; but that would not be fair. Truth be told, you taught me more than I have ever learned in all my seventeen [...]

understand something

I need you to understand something: That love is not California weather. Love should not be cloudy for weeks and then, suddenly, unexpectedly sunny. Maybe for you, but not for me. Because I deserve consistency. I deserve to believe in simple things like a 3-letter sentence. I deserve more than what I accept. To receive [...]

Heavy

I feel immensely heavy today. It is one of those days where the world’s true colors seem to shine through; only they aren’t colorful. They are messy and dark, they are shades of grays and often they are entirely black. I sympathize for this day. I want to pick it up and hold it while [...]

Boston

I have this thing for cities. I like my places to remind me of who I am, I guess. Neurotic, constantly working, never sleeping, and always on the go. Cramped, lonely but never alone. Bright and alive on the outside, mysterious and a diverse range of impossible emotion on the inside. When I visit New [...]

My Mind

I am sitting on a bus, watching with tired eyes as the lights of LAX fade off in the distance only to be replaced with brighter lights of the city ahead. It is one in the morning and my eyelids are heavy but my hands are shaking and my mind is grinding, spinning like a [...]

The Moon & The Sun

It is when she feels so frequently covered by the restricting layers of her modern society that she is drawn back in time. She feels a rush of serenity as her mother's gentle hands return from their grave in the earth to softly weave a comb through the girl's long, dark locks. She can taste [...]