Creative Writing

Overheard While Trying to Sleep

"Did I ever tell you about when I had a tumor? Yeah, fuck. When I was nine, i had this tumor. I would wake up in the middle of the night in excruciating pain. People would just say- they're growing pains. that i should eat more bananas.  But dude, I was nine years old, already five feet.… Continue reading Overheard While Trying to Sleep

Creative Writing, Personal

Sporadically Calculated: five

The next day, Holly’s friend Jonah, who she met almost a year ago in a junior transfer, and was one of the most hilariously entertaining people she knew, traveled over an hour to Berkeley, all the way from Fremont, just so the two could catch up. Holly could tell Jonah about him, and her summer,… Continue reading Sporadically Calculated: five

Personal

Cooking and Catharsis

Oh, how random and obscure the genesis of beauty can be. All I typed into the Google search bar was quinoa recipes, and after seeing one that looked easy enough, a "Mexican-style" quinoa, I went to my kitchen to start… fry the vegetables, add the tomato sauce and spices, let the quinoa sit and absorb all… Continue reading Cooking and Catharsis