5 AM: Time Tells Tales of Parallel Universes

The sounds of birds chirping make their way through my ajar window. An orange glow creeps along the wall, bringing the lights from the streets into my four corners. Garbage trucks trickle along the edge of the asphalt, cleaning up what was left behind. It's 5 o'clock in the morning, but my mind isn't running … Continue reading 5 AM: Time Tells Tales of Parallel Universes

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The Tipping Point of Fear

Some people say fear isn't real; it's an illusion. I disagree.  Fear is a real feeling we often feed to ourselves, and it usually stems from the unknown. When you were a kid, you may have been scared of the dark because you couldn't see what was around you, or the unknown. When you grow up, … Continue reading The Tipping Point of Fear

The Real Dangers of Traveling

The list can go on an on, but here's what I found to be the biggest dangers of traveling, or more precisely, returning from a life-changing trip. 1. Culture: You'll experience so many different cultures, and at the same time, come to find that societies do have different expectations and values in different places. Therefore, when … Continue reading The Real Dangers of Traveling

Without The Weight of Gravity

I want the dream I don't believe in The fairytale without an ending The truth in the face of a lie To know the answers without the questions I want to know why bad things happen to good people The reason everyone wants what they don't have The amount of times it takes to try … Continue reading Without The Weight of Gravity

Illusions & Delusions 

She floats like dust in a dream world  When the sun sets, it all falls  Settled  Down  Drop to the floor to pray Not even the strong make it out alive What is here  Is what you have  As silence falls  What can you hear the loudest? Calm comes when you realize  Everything that comes, … Continue reading Illusions & Delusions 

Fall Forward

It's the first day of fall. It's my favorite season, and I'm back in Los Angeles. From the months abroad, if I had to pick one word to define how I've returned, I'd choose "liberated." Liberated from material things, liberated from the desire to have anything new, liberated from the suffocation of self-inflicting anxiety, liberated … Continue reading Fall Forward