Following a list of daily writing prompts for April to push myself to write more and this piece is for “Ache”. What are the parts of me that hurt? Let me count them for you. Yesterday I woke up with a stabbing pain in my lower back – the result of sit-ups done incorrectly. But … More A List of Aches and Temporary Ailments
Following a list of daily writing prompts for April to push myself to write more and yesterday was “In the Fridge.” It’s close to midnight. I’m hungry for a snack. I go down to the darkness of the kitchen and yank open the fridge door. Cool blue light slices through the shadows. Not sure what’s … More The Fruit Guardians
The other day, my mother came out of the kitchen and asked me how Zoom works. I tucked my arms in, leaned forward and rushed to her face: “Like this!” She shook her head and chuckled. Seriously, though, Zoom – an app I used only twice or thrice before COVID-19 – has become a crucial … More How Zoom Works
Life at a standstill. Stuck at home. So been taking some photos.
One night in 2012, I came home from work with rashes all over my body. It started as red splotches on my arms, which I had not found unusual at first because I had grown up having some sort of skin ailment or another. My tita, who was a dermatologist, would prescribe a cream or … More Staying Still