Day 25- Belgium

How to survive being an exchange student in 5 simple steps: Month 1 (Easy version) (i) Immerse yourself in the language. Notice how listening to things you don’t understand all day gives you a slight headache in your left temple and all of a sudden you’re aware of how numb your body feels. Regret your…

Day 23- Belgium

Things that my inner voice has said to me the past few days on train rides in a foreign country I now call home; (i) I wonder why there is no universal language if all the emotions we try to convey are more often than not the same with just different strings of alphabets joined…

Day twenty four; Story twenty four

We were trapped in a maze. We were closer than we had been in a long time. Close enough for me to notice everything that’s changed about him. His cheeks, soft and boyish, now angular. His hair longer and thicker. His shoulders muscular and taught. Two years, and everything about him feels so familiar yet…

Day twenty two; Story twenty two

Happy friendship day everyone! Here’s a special story for this special day from a special person. It was 2013 and things for me kick started in July, I was looking for a chance to talk to her and friendship day was just the right time to start, and so I did. This day marked the…

Day sixteen; Story sixteen

Time heals all wounds. Or so they say. July 2015: Six months had passed and he still cried for her. Half a year gone by and he still felt the pain as if it were fresh. He dreaded January for it brought back memories of her crushing his heart. They were happy, they were in…

Day fifteen; Story fifteen

Bubbly, brave, funny, strong, understanding, joyful, happening, they’re all synonymous with her beautiful name, her story is one that not many are acquainted with, and so here I am, helping her spread her story to the rest of the world… In fourth grade I was sexually abused by a senior girl. She used to touch…

Day fourteen; Story fourteen

“Failure is the pillar of success.”            “You need to learn to lose, to learn to win.” I don’t believe any of that. These are the very words of the people who failed the first time. Who made up excuses as to why they lost. Everyone has a dream. A goal. A desire. A wish. But…

Day thirteen; Story thirteen

“I need you – m83” was our so called “official” song. This song was played whenever we were together.. Sitting, eating, dancing, kissing,etc. It’s a very adorable coincidence that the last thing I said before the exact moment we got into a relationship was “I need you”. See, I am a type of guy who…

Day twelve; Story twelve

A man contacted me yesterday on my email. He had a simple request or favor to ask of me, his wish was that he and his wife be remembered, and that their love be remembered. He loved a woman, she was beautiful and smart, however due to some family disputes they were made to part…