Dear Sister

Dear Sister

Dear Sister, I still remember we grew up quarreling and squeezing into the same jeans and the t-shirts that are hanging in the closet loathing to see the same insane fights we had. But now I can smell that I... Read More...
one day

One Day

I returned from college on a public bus today, and sat on the window seat. On the way a man, probably 35 or more, got in the bus and sat beside me. I had put on my earphones and was listening to music. After a ... Read More...
upstream

Swimming Upstream

Swimming Upstream I remember the drive vividly, we were on our way to the airport to drop off our late grandparents after their visit. They were talking about everyone they’d met and how hospitable everyone ... Read More...
uninvited

The Uninvited

Fifteen years of the same thing happening month after month. I should be better prepared for it by now, and yet it delights in surprising me whenever it can. Possibly every month, if it had its way. The thing t... Read More...
Firefly-love

Tender Twinkles

Tender Twinkles In the summer children spend early evening catching fireflies but adults spend that same time wondering. They wonder why a firefly lights up. They wonder why fireflies don’t live very long. A... Read More...