Happy birthday, self.

I guess I should begin by thanking people, because it’s what people do. Thank you, everyone, for the kind wishes and continual support, from people who are true, the hypocrites, and everyone in-between. It’s been a tough year, but then again, every year is tough and it’s hard to measure which is tougher. There isn’t…

Special.

My heart felt heavy as I watched the little children in the ‘normal’ school opposite from the one I work at (special school) dressed in their mini ‘cheong sams’ and traditional dress. They probably had a little celebration, with Chinese New Year being a few days away. Heavy, not because most if not all of…

Roots.

  My earliest memories were filled with color. They were beautiful and worth remembering, except, it gets harder each day as I age with the human contraption known as ‘time’. It is yet another ‘new’ year, yet much remains the same. I remember when my world turned grey. I remember when the name calling began…

Different

Days like these are the worst. Tangled within the vines of social norms and everything that defines what is common logic. Where do you go for solace and comfort when the rest of the world sees the world in a different shade of grey? Where can you run to, away from the people who reject…

Write? I used to.

Not so long ago I felt like I knew how to write. I thought I knew how to make the words fly off the page and into the hearts of people willing to give a moment of their time to ingest my thoughts. I also used to think that I had to be sad, or…

A heart of tin.

You tell yourself, “It’s the last time, it’ll be different now. It’ll be good, It’ll be okay.”, but you know it won’t be. You know it’ll be broken, like everything else you’ve gotten. You know that you’d end up disappointed anyway so why set yourself up for it? Because in a world full of sane…

Looking In The Eye

Take it from personal experience; if there’s one thing almost all introverts have in common, one pure distinguishing trait, that’s this: Introverts usually don’t look at people in the eye when they talk. It’s a common idiosyncrasy, and is much more common than one thinks. A large part of that is due to the fear…