In his words: Jean d’Ormesson

“Do not let yourself get abused. Remember to be cautious. Even when there’s proof: it constantly changes. Do not put too high neither people nor things. Neither should you put them too low. Yes, do not put them too low. Rise above. Give up hate: it hurts the people who carry it more than those […]

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Birthmarks

Words of long ago Burn to the God of War, And return as the King of Hell, To imprint scars, Shaped like birthmarks.   The newborn cries, Not from fresh air bursting its lungs, But from the birthmarks, Soaked in black.   “The scars of the past, Become the scars of the future,” Says the […]

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I’m sending you love

I had a huge fight with my cousin two winters ago. We were both going through very tough times. We used to Skype a lot and talked about our projects, life, relationships. We confided in each other quite a bit. We were pretty close when we were little and we remained fairly close growing up. […]

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I know that I know nothing

The grass is always greener. In my case, it always seemed that way. Always wanting to be somewhere where I wasn’t. Always wanting to move away. Always struggling to stay in a relationship. But the truth is, wherever you are in the world, happiness is an inward journey. I was unable to make this inward […]

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windy nights in kini

The wind crashes Like the waves of the ocean Onto my bedroom window The mosquito buzzes Into my ear I’m wide awake, suddenly I screw on my headlight tight So I can write Can I sleep? Will I sleep? Should I sleep? Or should I keep on scribbling non-sense Until I turn myself off Like […]

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