Valentine’s Day Around The World

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Valentine’s Day  Denmark Although relatively new, the Danish have embraced Valentine’s Day their own by exchanging pressed white flowers called Snowdrops. Men also give women  gaekkebrev, a joking letter, which consist of a funny poem or rhyme on intricately cut paper and signed with anonymous dots. If the woman who receives the letter can…

Dadi’s Garden

I wanna go back 😭. I spent the first six years of my life here. This specific window led to my grandmother’s tiny garden. Every once in a while she would have it opened to tend to the plants. We both would stand on this side of the window watching the plants being watered or…

In Your Embrace

I wish to be comforted by none other than you. Your nature binding to me like puzzle pieces, lock and key.

The other day, my mentor teacher accidentally let out that I have a month left of student teaching. The whole class is devastated. Especially this one little guy who thinks everyday is my last day. He is constantly hugging me, holding my hand, staying close to me. Yesterday, he followed me halfway back before I…

Slumber 

I reside in the  L  I  G  H  T               of both worlds  As well as in the absence of it. 

Us

I give myself to you just to see you smile You are my world, my everything Without you…. There is no us And us is all I strive to be

“There is much to love, and that love is what we are left with. When the bombs stop dropping, and the camps fall back to the earth and decay, and we are done killing each other, that is what we must hold. We can never let the world take our memories of love away, and…

“I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can’t tell fast enough, the ears that aren’t big enough, the eyes that can’t take in all of the change, I like the hugging,…

Parched

i feel your touch so i reach for you only to meet nothingness as you are whisked away from my reality your name softly bouncing off the walls if only i could’ve done the same as i stare blankly at the side of my wooded table wishing you were here