Ramadan-6/19/16

1:20 am I would like to be with family and friends. Staying up and eating with them. Sometimes company is a driving force. My family is a great one. I want to feel the breeze hit my face as we drive back from the city on the weekends. Context: My Ramadans are spent with my…

In Continuation

‘How many songs are left until the Hamlin House closes? Hmmmm a total of fifteen minutes before the event ends…so let’s say each song is about five minutes, then that’s a total of three songs I just have to avoid him for…I mean why leave now and stop my friend from enjoying her night. But…

Don’t Touch Me

    “DON’T TALK TO STRANGERS.” “DON’T GO ANYWHERE WITHOUT A BUDDY.” “IF A STRANGER OFFERS YOU CANDY DON’T TAKE IT.” “IF YOU SEE A CAR FOLLOWING YOU WALK IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION.” Those were among multiple of the commands you got from your parents. And was usually followed by a, “OTHERWISE, A SCARY MAN IS…

A Letter to Mom & Dad

Written night of 1/14/16 It’s late. I’m exhausted. Actually, quite fed up. However, I need to write. Sleep is just a means of escaping a problem. But the minute that alarm buzzes my shoulders are heavy once again. Now writing, it lets me unload. The burden of decision removed and put in its rightful place so…