New York, New York. Such distinct glamour; everything about it awakes something deep inside your soul, it tingles the buried corners of indifference, simmers the acceptance of your mundane fate, and jolts it upright. Like a mummy, prancing back to life, in an alter- reality, in a cotton-candy trance, ready to face its fears of… Continue reading The City That Never Sleeps
I thought that finishing school would be a lot more freeing. Every single year I climbed another year closer to this very moment I’m in right now, I could feel the jitter of excitement (and it wasn’t only the coffee) of counting down the time. Like an inmate waiting for her final release into the real world.… Continue reading No blueprint. No script.
I’m the type of person that things never “just work out” for. Or at least it always feels that way. There was however that one time where I ACTUALLY WON an Instagram contest. You know one of those where you tag your friends, yet question deep down in your heart: what are the odds? But… Continue reading I queen up
“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” ― Harun Yahya. I have always loved this quote, and felt like the metaphor really visualized what I have always felt. You look at the sky, the soaring birds,… Continue reading Restless Bones
Sometimes I stare at couples talking and laughing in a coffee shop in front of me, and I feel it. A wave of emptiness, a longing, a nostalgic whirlwind of emotions that I don’t quite myself understand. A longing for something that even I don’t know of. But when you look at the surface of wanting… Continue reading Enchanting moments & evolving memories
Expectations are the root of all evil. And it’s true. It’s funny because we grow up with this naive thought process that we are untouchables. That we are this one in a million person who is going to end up being lucky, and not have to deal with life’s most detrimental struggles. That we’ll brush… Continue reading Indestructible Material
It’s really hard not to sound too cliche when talking about life lessons. Mostly in all these lists about life that people always come up with, they’re all the same lessons. So forgive me if perhaps my truths have been your truths for a long time. Hopefully you’ll still unravel a new dimension of my… Continue reading 21 Things I Learned Before 21