February 2022

  • What I want love to look like

    What I want love to look like Ours would be the type of relationship where we are strong independent – and even stronger together We could be objective proof the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. We make each other better. Her face is pretty But it is her soul that I… Continue reading

  • My emotions are valid

    My emotions are valid There used to be days when I feel as if nothing is going to be okay. I was in suspension – uncertain of the life I’ve lived and the future seems blurry and fading. I didn’t see what would happen past 20 years old. In these moments I have tried to… Continue reading

  • How am I?

    How am I? If you asked me that this month on the 5th, 7th, 14th, 18th, 20th, or 21st, I might say “okay” or “bad.” Those are the days I cried. The first time I cried this month was when I found out my roommate from Singapore passed away. Every subsequent time I cried this… Continue reading

  • 6 things I love about myself

    1 – that I am a romantic. And even though my life doesn’t always play out like the way they do in movies, I am happy I am a romantic because it makes me hopeful. That I am willing to suspend all that exists in reality – because reality is boring sometimes – and envision… Continue reading

  • What do I gain from living?

    The Ancient philosophy schools of thought, the Stoics and Epicureans, believed that death was not something one should bare any anxiety towards. Epicurus argued that death does no harm, because it is not something one experiences – we simply cease to exist. Much like a Pegasus (a winged-horsed) actually does not have wings, because a… Continue reading