a green tailed bird,its talons gripping tight to his shoulders –the coughs, the shakes – she touches him…the bird jumps,its talons gripping onto her shoulders;she walks on unknowingly,her mouth free to the wind –the coughs and shakes absent –to her grandma who smiles and laughsand the green tailed bird eats its next meal,its talons grippingContinue reading “the green-tailed bird”
It’s been a long time since I last wrote a proper article. But, here I am, my fingers dancing across the keyboard in hopeful strokes that perhaps, perhaps, this article will turn out to be alright in the end. The thing about this pandemic is that it chews at the very seams of our lives.Continue reading “Positive Effects About Coronavirus: Five Truths”
It began in early September,where the sun made his bed in the early hours of day,and retired to his study in the late hours of the afternoon. Cloth coverings, of black and white matter,were used to protect the peoplefrom breathingin the virus. The sun rose one day,and with it rose the flaming pits offire.And sparksContinue reading “wearing a mask, not to protect, but to breathe”
With all the conflict and tension about race, I feel it only necessary to talk about my experience of being Asian. Although it is not at all similar to being black, nor do we have to deal with the level of racism that is directed to being black, being Asian is an enlightening experience intoContinue reading “A Conversation About Color”
“She stood apart from moral interest, yet close beside them, like a ghost that revisits the familiar fireside, and can no longer make itself seen or felt; no more smile with the household joy, not mourn with the kindred sorrow; or, should it succeed in manifesting its forbidden sympathy, awakening only terror and horrible repugnance.”Continue reading “Alone, yet Together: Fighting the Fight”
Amid the Covid-19 crisis, there’s a general air of despair around the globe. The death toll is rising in my country. The number of people demanding to go back to work is rising. The number of people starving and wishing for something to eat is rising. I think one good thing that has come outContinue reading “Counting my Blessings”
Face masks can make a difference in this pandemic. It will protect your loved ones, everyone around you… Help your community and wear a face mask.
Quarantine has been very trying, and the constant news about death is enough to bring us down. Keep reading for reasons why you should not despair in these dark times.
Blogging during the pandemic is confusing. As a new writer, I find myself floundering between writing about the pandemic or staying true to myself. But… I’ve figured it out!
With this quarantine going to our heads, take a little time to catch up on some hobbies.