Monthly Archives: June 2017

No, Thank You

You want me to follow your rules? You want me to follow your orders? I say, “No, thank you.” You want me to hide my true self and everything about me for your own facade. You want me to hide … Continue reading

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Chiến đấu.

One last time. One last straw. One last breath. One last war. I don’t want to walk away thinking I could’ve done something different, that I didn’t try hard enough, or that I missed something I could’ve had. I don’t … Continue reading

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UCLA 

She has worked through school by herself, her parents being people who only ever graduated high school but didn’t retain much. She was taught at a young age to always wear a mask for the people around you mean nothing … Continue reading

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A Letter I Never Thought I’d Write:

I am nineteen years old. I am Asian-American. I am a first generation college student. I am the product of who wonderful immigrants who had fallen in love. I am the daughter of a woman who had to live through … Continue reading

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Breathe.

Breathe in. Breathe out. Close your eyes. Calm down. Feel that pulse of your heart. Remember that you’re still alive. Breathe in. Breathe out. Calm your mind. The emptiness clouds your senses and the millions of thoughts buzz through your … Continue reading

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Me and My Keyboard

It’s easier to type my thoughts rather than say them in a coherent sentence in front of you. It’s easier to talk through typing than trying to put my thoughts into a straight sentence while your eyes see through my … Continue reading

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Hint…Hint -nudge nudge-

Sometimes I want to stop and ask “What are you thinking?” when someone does something I know has more meaning than they’re letting on. Sometimes I want to stop and listen to the thoughts that run through their mind to … Continue reading

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