You and them

You used to say, How evil are they, To say those words, So cruel and unspeakable. To do those things, So vicious and absurd.   Now I look at them, And then at you, And I see a lost gem. You let them devour you, You and your darling soul, That used to be my…

10 things only girls who grew up with boys will understand.

Three brothers. Eight male cousins. A rowdy but good-natured childhood. « You’re surrounded by boys. » »You’re a tomboy. » « You play with Hotwheels instead of Barbies. » « You dress like your dad. » Growing up in a family full of boys, people would always tell me stuff like this almost every day. I have two sisters but they were the…

With your smile

With your smile, I see life in pink. With your smile, I feel like I could sink, Down into the depths of infatuation. Foolish as it may sound, But with your smile, I think my light is found.   With your smile, Everything feels light, Though I may not know you, But boy, you make…

Back on track

After a 5-month hiatus, I’m back on expressing life again. 2016, the last year of my student life. It’s a little melancholic to think that soon the prospects of essay-writing, presentations, pitches, group assignments and all that jazz will be gone – not that I fully enjoyed doing them. But these things have been a…

I promise

The melodic sound of the salty waves as they lapped into the shore, Does nothing but soothe and calm our hungry souls. You took my hand and I took yours, As we carelessly go for a stroll. Feeling the warmth and electricity you give me, Run through my veins and up my spine, Through the…