Category Archives: growing up

Girls

How quickly they transform And become mysterious They sit talking Hands flying in gesture Nails long and painted Tight shirts, tight jeans Hair styled in messy buns Gossiping like the women They are turningĀ into. Their clothes change shape With their … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Mumbai Beachfront I’m in India. In Maharashtra. In Mumbai. In my apartment, in my bedroom, laying on my bed, on my brand-new bedcover. Because I live here now. I have bought coat-hangers and a laundry hamper, and today I went … Continue reading

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"There aren’t any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world."

A great fallacy of people seems to be that we never grow up, but believe that everyone around us has. “I’m going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they’re big and … Continue reading

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