SANCTUARY

She was so, so tired. Absolutely exhausted from living. Her brain hurt, her limbs ached and her heart throbbed. Every step of every day felt like climbing out of a pothole. Every gesture felt like lifting a mountain. Living  was taking everything out of her. But she loved it. And that’s what came between him and her. 

Big Girls Cry

I’m three years old Going to school for the first time My mom looks at me And says firmly, “Big girls don’t cry”

cry, baby, cry

Cry, baby, cry Cry if you’re upset Cry if you miss someone Cry because you feel Cry, baby, cry Cry because you’re happy Cry because you’re touched Cry, you have the right to

hypocrisy

“Calm down, everything will be fine” Nothing’s ever going to be okay. My life is destroyed “Don’t be so hard on yourself It isn’t your fault” Are you joking? It’s all my fault

MASK

You don’t see what I see

HOME

There’s this place I call home. Its been a constant comfort to me for the past 11 years of my life. It welcomed me when I came from Singapore, it stayed with me when my parents got divorced and it remained when I shifted 3 houses in one year. It was the only thing I looked…

SPECIES

The two intellectuals gazed across the sea of ignoramuses that belonged to their species. One dug out the world’s oldest children from their graves; One sucked on the reserve of seeped underground tears Mother Earth has shed; One poked holes into our planet’s cool blanket; While one threw poison into the earth’s transparent blood.

A LETTER TO ME

Dear future me, Hi hey hello How are you? How are you doing? I hope you’re good I hope you’re happy I have so many questions, So many aspirations, So many expectations And so much hope That you’re happy Are you doing what you love? Are you loving what you do? Are you looking forward…

1 a.m. thoughts

“A simple complication, miscommunication, leads to fall out.” Story Of Us by Taylor Swift is blaring in my ears. I can’t seem to fall asleep. I think I know why too. Did I do the right thing? I don’t think I did. No no no what have I done?

i’m running out of excuses

(Important announcement at the end of this sorry excuse for a blog post) And the world’s worst blogger award goes to…..

CHANGE

Change. It is one of the most important things in this world. Without change we would still be hunter-gatherers. Without change, we would be no where we are today. Change is mandatory. Change can be good, change can be bad. Either way, change is something nobody can live without. Change is a twist from the…