Although our time was brief, I hope that our friendship will last. I remember Niki asking me when our friendship had bonded. She asked if it was the first day I met you. The time when the royal palace wouldn’t let you in because your shoulders were showing and I had decided to stay [...]
Please don’t be like lightning You came by so quickly, so intense, and so bright But, I’m afraid: just as fast as you came, you will go And, there, you will leave me in the darkness.
Poetry Challenge V Homemade tortillas. Warm. Buttery. Filling. I miss them. Just as much as I miss the way I used to feel: Warm. Buttery. Filling. Loved.
An essay by Natalie Desantiago About: Who are alchemists? What is alchemy? A brief history of Alchemy. How alchemists form a folk group. Folklore of alchemists. I recall unpleasant summer evenings in my stifled room: unpleasant because the arid air seemed to snatch away my breath, unpleasant because I didn’t want to leave my room to face my [...]
Poetry Challenge VI Like the ragweed, I’m torn from the ground and thrown aside.
Poetry Challenge III Summer rain reminds me of winter evenings, and there my happiness lies.
Poetry Challenge III I often find myself running in circles Exhausting the path; ragged and worn out heels. I’ve been trapped in a water wheel: I can’t seem to get past this hurdle Underwater: spinning and repeating I’m wandering. But, where am I going?