“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us."  Travelling transports us beyond our present borders. Spiritual hindrances, mental roadblocks, emotional valleys and physical barriers stagnate our lives. Buried under the immense load, air slowly drains from the chambers of our lungs. Life is seeping from our crushed chests. In the … Continue reading “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

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Ethnic Fashion

I hate the commercialized ethnic prints. It's as if we have chosen to adopt the "cool" parts of a culture and have adapted it to our own. These prints, these patterns, these colors all have meaning and we are simply plastering ourselves with them while simultaneously stripping them of their significance and meaning. Welcome to … Continue reading Ethnic Fashion

Autumn

This was one of my college admissions essays. ---                Smells of autumn paint the leaves with orange, rust, and golden hues. Swirling tendrils of whispering wind play about the tip of my nose. I hug my jacket tighter around my body and breathe in the deep warmth of sunshine. Eyes closed, my chin naturally … Continue reading Autumn