I have been on the run all my life. It started with multicultural parents splitting up, then changing cities within my country of birth several times until I was an adult. My dreams and plans for future always evolved around people I was yet to meet and cities I was yet to visit. I have been… Continue reading Keep at an arm’s length. Avoid contacting with eyes. External use only.
I see what I could have had if the world skipped a turn, if the lands stopped drifting. It’s either the echo of a previous life that carried over to present in forms of bizarre coincidences, or, it’s real and here but it’s too amazing and too big for me to properly see it, like… Continue reading Ladybug
In between “How was it?” and “What now?” , nowadays every social exchange seems like an interrogation to me. People are expecting certainty and direction that I am unable to give. I find myself daydreaming of what I was doing two years, ten years, fifteen years ago and none of it makes sense to how… Continue reading Dark Horse
“… officially the most depressing month of the year” said the radio presenter as we were parking outside the grocery store. I am quite pleased with January actually. I am impartial to December festivities and the so-called “magic” despite my Christian upbringing. Festivities, however, do bring some illusion in town: People who often complain about… Continue reading The Libertine
We fire out strings of words, hoping that the other person’s reality will allow their mind to somehow replicate ours and it will be a somewhat successful communication. Certain words aligned in a certain way can make someone laugh or cry. The worst is the words that are never spoken, as one person dies of… Continue reading Found in Translation
Chinese is the language of thought.. English is the language of expression.. I haven’t done a lot of expressing recently, so I wanted to check myself if I have anything to write about. I do. So, I said, “No” . My “No” has been vibrating its way through infinity, somewhere in thin air and through… Continue reading Everybody is a Mandarin Speaker by Birth!