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Here we go!

Yesterday I met my host mom for my time here in Granada, moved into her apartment, and met my new roommate. As I got a tour and moved my clothes into the wardrobe and put things onto shelves I couldn’t help but feel slight disbelief that this will be my home for the next four months. 199 more words


Listening and Humans of New York.

{Listen. Just listen. Really. Do I even know what she’s saying? Or am I simply thinking of the next thing I need to do, my agenda for tomorrow or the cute boy at work? 425 more words


Of Paintings, Stones and Things

Well, this is in lieu of the sci-fi story I was supposed to write. The thing is; it didn’t work out. I am still impressed with the storyline I have in mind, and maybe I’ll tell you about it (It deals, in what I hope is a realistic way, with the impact that the discovery of another civilisation would have on our world. 560 more words

Footprints On The Moon

The bread becomes the baker

(for Alice and Belinda....finally)

The bread becomes the baker

The baker does not exist
until bread-making begins.

Fingers are ropes.  Hands, 
lumps of mute flesh until

they touch the flour, until 
they form the loaves, until 

they roll the dough around 
and around, turning the planet. 57 more words

Just keep writing...

I’m in the midst of writing a short story. Since I mostly write poetry, this is a bit of a change. Especially since I’ve challenged myself to write every day. 273 more words


Why Can't You Be More Like Your Brother?

Somehow, people got the idea that they were supposed to be at a certain place at particular stages of life. When we started forming words by so many months or walking by whatever, the “norms” were thrown at our parents with high expectations. 1,241 more words



If you had asked me a week ago if I could picture myself with someone new, someone other than him, I would have said that I did not even want to imagine that just yet. 126 more words