on days like these.

On days like these, the flow of air is heavy enough to stop me from thinking, and senses would take over. Even the slightest gesture of tiny utterances would catch me in the deepest hole of wayward nocturne. I wish…

geography.

The world is definitely too big. It is too big because I miss my friends on the other side of it, and I know I won’t be able to see them unless their trajectories somehow coincide with mine. And I…

you.

And that day, it rained. As though they knew it was the day I would have met you, it rained. I stayed home all day and you did too. The next day, when it finally stopped raining, I went to…

life.

My brother lives over the ocean. The last time I’ve seen him in person was almost three years ago. He would appear and disappear on Skype, and on Facebook, and we would chat or just turn chat on while he…

one day.

It was late in the day, the plaza was empty. No classes. The canteen was closed, and we were sitting in front of it, just the two of us, watching the horizon. Sunset. You told me you wanted a girlfriend….

thoughts.

Dear system 1, I would hereby like to let you know that I am aware of you. Please stop trying to convince me of things inconceivable, because being mindful of you I can distinguish you from the life I live….

new year.

Something hit and I had to take a distance from myself today. I saw so many jumbled emotions there, like if a firework had strings attached to each of its tiny explosions, each of its other ends tied to its…

water.

I don’t know how I can be not a work in progress. Unflinching rock breaking waves and shouts indifference. For I am water and as such will always flow.

timekeeping.

Time, as Cummings has written, is what keeps everything from happening all at once. My time, however, keeps everything happening all at once. All the time, I try incessantly to keep everything from happening all at once, but I’m not…

birthday.

My next birthday is so significant. It is, as Dale’s physician has said, the end of the body that I was born with, and the beginning of the body that I’ve earned. That is why it is so significant. So…