memoirs

Vivid

My dreams are becoming more vivid. I am surrounded by beautiful nature, rivers, green and every shade of it, hills and corn fields. The wind comes at me from every angle, it greets me as though I’ve been away for a lifetime. The dreams come and go, and at some point I cannot tell if […]

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Suit Up

There a few things I wish I had known before I left home for the first time. There are also a few things I am glad I didn’t. You can scroll back two years into my posts and witness the destruction that was happening. However, for the purpose of allowing you your own experience, untarnished […]

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When You Feel Stuck

Sometimes change is good. Sometimes it is great. We may not understand the reasons behind it or the paths towards it, but in the end change is necessary. Life does not go by alphabetically, or numerically, or systemically. It could happen in bursts, bundles and heaps of days, years or decades; but change follows, it […]

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A shy eulogy

I had not thought of you or even said your name in a very long time; until today when I found out you died. I feel bad, I am hurt, and unamused by all the coverage your death is receiving. I am not accepting or giving condolences on your behalf because you are simply somebody […]

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Sprint for Normalcy

My fingers approach these letters timidly as they have not touched them in quite a long time. My hand twitches as it points towards the words it has chosen to create. My mind stretches and it’s rusty limbs crack as out of shape thoughts put on their running shoes. Not much meaning can be made […]

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Growing up

Nobody tells you exactly how you are supposed to grow up, and it sure as hell isn’t about finishing your education and getting a job. It can’t be. Nobody prepares you for the buckets of expectations that will be splashed in your face whenever you run short of said achievement. Nobody quite defines the standards […]

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