At the age of 24.75,

When I was young, I wondered, a few times, at what I could possibly regret when I am an adult. Older people around me were always talking about regrets and what they didn’t do, that if they could turn back time they would have changed something. When I was younger, I was brave and bold and lived…

Expressions of my here and now.

My fingers brush your face – your eyes are closed as I shower you with pecks that I hope can transmit the love I feel for you. Who is this boy that came unwittingly into my life about a year and a half ago and taught me the strengths of a team? Sometimes I wonder…

Celebrating life amidst the tragedies

It’s funny how life happens sometimes. Mother Nature has her own secrets and course of life that she does not reveal. Natural disasters – which are full of heartbreaks and loss for us – is perhaps, just her changing, stretching, evolving to prepare the for the future. 2015 has been uncertain – not for me…

An attempt at catharsis and remembrance.

I remember the tiny details that seemed insignificant at that point. Now, they are inescapable and certain memories jump and wind themselves around me – reminding, coercing, persuading me to not forget the past (which I have a habit of doing – forgetting people, especially). So, I remember. I remember the half dozen shoes outside…

Do you think the way I do?

These days, there’s a thrumming in me that I cannot stop. I wake up not knowing what to do with it and I go to sleep at night feeling weary and afraid of myself. Most of the times I forget how lucky I am – unable to be thankful for the opportunities given to me, the…

Between you and him – I choose me.

You could have been – or he could have been. Life has never been predictable (where’s the fun in that? We are after all a masochistic bunch). I sometimes wonder if you could have been the one to make me happy instead of him. Or maybe he’s a temporary pleasure-releasing medium while you await in…

A reminder for the year 2015

January 1, 2015. Finally. In the last year, I have travelled to 9 different places in Asia. I am not thrilled by the idea of traveling – that word itself is a luxury that is now taken for granted with the emergence of low cost carriers and dozens of review sites/blogs. The idea of traveling tires…

My (soon to be) first dive into the art world.

This year, well every year after schooling years to be exact, is one filled with changes. I sometimes find myself being an unwilling player in the bigger scheme of things; I am too afraid and unsure of myself to step up at times and in others, too eager and “smart” resulting in erroneous judgments that led to…

Why the Ex needs to be in the picture

It was a sunny day. We stayed back past school time and you talked to me about my pursuance of History – a major I eventually dropped in University. You were and perhaps still are the perfect fit – musician, photographer, reader, writer and all rolled into one – you were me in some ways…

Two lives in one

There are many instances to tell love stories. Some are grand and dreamy, others are humbling in their expanse…regardless, I think most love stories exist between the crook and cranny of the ordinary, in the daily to-do-lists and mundane 9-to-5s. Most of all, they exist in the repetition of a strong understanding that love is never just a…