• Life

    2018 — New Year’s Wish

    Be it hope, happiness, healthcare, or a heart, I wish 2018 will bring everyone what they need most in life. My main dream for the new year is for more and more girls to understand the patriarchal society they are…

  • Life,  News

    Coincidence

    How is this for a coincidence? I take a pocket book with me to the US to read while on the road. It’s an old anthology from TriQuarterly—short stories are great for traveling. In the metro I devour Richard Brautigan.…

  • Life

    The Tea Seller

    The other day, I ran into my tea seller on the street. I recognized his face immediately yet it took me a moment to place the man. How exactly did I know him? I had never before encountered the tea…

  • Life

    Phones

    A good friend of mine called today and I was moody. I told her it had nothing to do with her. And it hadn’t. I just hate phones. They supposedly establish connections, tighten ties, relate to people via direct lines,…

  • Life

    Happy New Year!

    The years pass without hard edges. Only our dates draw them apart. Our life doesn’t really consist of years but of periods defined by a before and after. So why celebrate New Year’s Eve? It seems unnecessary, totally artificial, unless…

  • Life

    Fakeness

    —You must stop the Social Media Crap. —Why? —It’s fake. Self-promotion. Making others witness your struggles, your success. Liking what they say. Typing pseudo-funny comments. Striking up conversations with complete strangers. At random. Getting them to like you. Need I…