“My World Of Words”

When you desire something,
Be ready to fight heads and tails for it–
Reach for it, no matter what.

Writing is an arduous passion–a skill that necessitates a balanced compendium of talent, intellect, experience, time, patience, determination–and sometimes, money–to end up with a sort of solid achievement to show for it. Becoming an accomplished writer is a neverending journey filled with countless bumps, scrapes, and bruises. Albeit, these heartaches are actually meant to embed depth in every finished article, poem, or narrative.

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“Hand-To-Mouth Existence: An Interpellation Of Sorts”

Photo of cooked white rice on a plate

You love to cook. You know, the way a jumble of ingredients, chopped and sliced and minced, puts you at ease somehow. It draws you into that suspended, magical hold where endless possibilities may yet unfold. Continue reading “Hand-To-Mouth Existence: An Interpellation Of Sorts”


“Of Phones And Children”

This afternoon, my daughter came home from school crying. She went straight to her room and sobbed her heart out, piteously. Thus, my mom who was the one present when she arrived, asked her why. In copious tears, my daughter painfully detailed how her phone got destroyed at school–that it didn’t work anymore. When I went downstairs, mom rehashed what happened. Of course, I immediately asked my kid about it and she reiterated the painful tale. Continue reading “Of Phones And Children”