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…

Untitled.

I haven’t updated in a while, I know. I’ve been writing little bits of poetry here and there, if you can call it that. Also, I suppose things were going rather well lately, and I didn’t feel that same need to pour my heart out into words, like I used to do. I can’t seem…

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…

Into and through the rain.

As I rode through the rain, I did a little bit of thinking. On familiar routes, my mind wanders off into unfamiliar places. Thoughts over thoughts crawl out of the woodwork and to think, all this while trying to stay alive, you know, with all the ridiculous drivers on the road. Always ride like everyone’s…

If ever.

If ever I had a wish, or a power of sorts, I would wish for the gift of invisibility. For a long time now, I’ve taken a liking to that fantasy. The ability to be invisible at will and to be seen only when I choose to be. Not very different from who I am…

Introverted

The wind was howling in my ear and the light rain drops splatters upon my face. I walked away as the sound of laughter and chatter fade. My steps slowed- I walked away, wondering if anybody would stop me any minute now to say goodbye; I walked away, wondering how long it would take for…