a story of uprooted identity and palm trees

A Story Of Uprooted Identity

Sometimes, I can’t help but feel sorry for uprooted trees, even if they are simply waiting for a plant lover to put them in a more permanent place. Trees are wired to root deeply into things, and having such roots exposed and unattached seems like it would be a scary and raw thing.

I mean, if trees had feelings. Continue reading “A Story Of Uprooted Identity”

bold as lions

lions to fight and mountains to climb

I’ve stood on a battlefield, staring down a roaring lion, glimpsing the mountains in the background. I’ve stood in that moment and realized that there’s a fight to be had and a long trek ahead.

And that’s before I even opened my eyes to turn off the agitating alarm telling me to begin the day. Continue reading “lions to fight and mountains to climb”

Off the Edge of Life

Yesterday, October 25th, marked two months since I moved away from my home, my family and friends, and everything that was familiar in order to finish my education. Although this is a common and usual thing as you transition into adulthood, change is a significantly difficult thing for me to handle; I have always taken a little bit longer than others to adapt to things, and I love dwelling in my comfort zone. Continue reading “Off the Edge of Life”