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Reflections on Family, Chaos, and a Five-Month-Old

Saturday, January 13, 2018

I've tried to start this post so many times now. There. A sentence! Woot! Quite frankly, I've been in a very reflective mood these last few days. You see, my mom was rushed to the hospital and I spent that evening by the phone waiting for news from my dad. It just so happened that I had ...

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Sharing the Pain

Friday, July 8, 2016

It's hard when someone so close gets sick. It's hard watching them go through intensive care. It's hard saying that everything will be okay, when the future isn't set in stone. I take to writing when I go through tough times. This is my way out. Writing is freedom that fills me with so much power. I ...

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Shh! In the darkness, Do not speak. In the morning, Do not think. Just silence. Who needs to know What this heart yearns for Or What troubles It beholds? Shhh! Troubles scream, Piecing my soul! It hurts! Aches! This anxiety In my very being! "But silence!" they say. Who are "they," Behind their glass homes And hidden gems? "They" who negotiate and gain From the silence I retain. Fuck the system! Telling me I should live in ...

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10 Things I Wish I Knew at Eleven Years Old

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Have you ever written a letter and placed it away till that one random day you remember it? I've done this a couple of times, since a very young age. Sometimes, mostly in the recent years, somethings I've written make me wonder what on Earth was I thinking?! Some papers hold truths that even the world ...

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The Fall: A Personal Memoir

Thursday, April 23, 2009

It was the first time that I was alone with no one around me. I was two at the time, smiling and carefree as always. I ran around the big house in search of an adventure. My mother was busy cooking and she had asked me to go watch TV, but it was not interesting. ...

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