Tag Archives: fear

A haunting echo

“I imagine death so much it feels more like a memory” – Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton This line has haunted me this past month. This line followed me across Iceland As I drove 10 hours in one day to see a glacier … Continue reading

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Fears

Why is your hair so big Why is your butt so big Why aren’t your clothes matching Why are you wearing that? Why do you look so different from me? I remember each sting. I remember each harmless joke. They are … Continue reading

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Nightmares

I remember my last nightmare vividly. Not deeply deeply unpleasant dreams that wake you and leave you with a strange taste in the back of your brain all day. I mean those dreams that leave you with a distinct, sharp … Continue reading

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I am a Snail

It’s time for my indulgent “I’ve left India” post. I have lived a life rich in hellos and goodbyes. I have considered myself as a snail – moving slowly and steadily and carrying my home on my back. My home … Continue reading

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Suspicious Silence

I love taking long, hot baths. With a good book and a glass of water, I can last a solid hour, topping up the hot water until my feet prune. To be completely submerged in the water, limbs supported and free … Continue reading

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