Tiny Existences

It is so hard to pretend that lots of things do not matter and should never have. It’s been a long time since I told myself to get over things that I have shoved on a pedestal in my mind; that I have constantly treated like a special sculpture and buffed and polished all its…

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The Art of Interview

From the vantage point of an Editor, writer, and someone who’d messed up in her very first interview–now, I like to think that I’m doing much better. We’re talking about the one that I do as an Editor, the interviews that I conduct with professionals who inspire me to no end. I’m talking about interviews…

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The Double-Clutch

via Daily Prompt: Clutch Clutch Last night, BTS became the first KPOP group to hit #1 on iTunes Overall, soaring up on the charts with their talented collaborators, Steve Aoki and Desiigner. So, so, proud because I’ve been following BTS’ music, jaw-dropping, stunning live performances for two and a half years now—not that I’m counting—and…

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Photo Challenge: Transformation

via Photo Challenge: Transformation THIS IS MY CONTEMPORARY TRANSFORMATION It really hurts. I can feel it inside of me, moving around, wriggling coldly, not bothering to meld into the warm organs of mine. I hear it crying out, ready to wrench its wings out of its own back. The feathers make their way up my…

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How To Live: Pull Up Your Socks

Let your pair of socks brush against your legs and itch to go higher. Pull up your socks. What does it mean, to pull up your socks? I bet that it doesn’t mean to literally grab the hem of your socks and pull them up your legs (and I’d win that bet!). What do you think it…

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There is this Golden Sunshine

THERE IS THIS GOLDEN SUNSHINE There is this golden sunshine. The light that slowly filters in and pours into your room and fills it with a magical, fairy-like light, that makes you cringe in bed and toss-and-turn under a navy duvet  until your limbs find it within themselves to wake up and face the cold…

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