Ramadan makes me feel like I'm living inside a Rolling Stones song. It doesn't matter which one
There will be no American garbage uprising
In feeling so othered, so alien, so alone and for so long, the orphan develops a taste for otherness itself. To be so truly unbelonged anywhere one has to create a self that belongs everywhere.
I felt the pull of a huge shift, a vortex swallowing a former shriveled identity and leaving me with the terror of choice, a new path.
A national gas-lighting project. That we didn’t see what we saw with our own eyes.
My greatest resentment is how little they prepare you for becoming a woman
This is how you demobilize a cause: by framing ethical boundaries as negotiations
"You promised me not to break your promise anymore, it is I, dear, who have caused this break." —"All of Asia is indefinitely on hold."
We can’t seem to grasp the patience it takes for a tree to grow
She is the kind of person who understands that nothing that can flow needs to be forced
The battle over email is one over which I hold a false sense of equilibrium
I am the algorithm's targeted audience for work-mode motivational posters
From enactment to multi-authored text to translation to public performance to published volume
Withholding certain things from entering your body and mind and in doing so creating psychic real estate
Hunger can feel like a prolonged period of waiting, thirst feels like giving up
No subject should be too low for a painting or a poem