thoughts (05/07/18): this neighbourhood is my home

These past few days the temperature keeps hitting 30 degrees by 8 AM and being outside for too long is unbearable but I keep reminding myself how these are the moments I live for when my depression hits the hardest during the winter months and every day even through the sweat and the irritation and the lack of air conditioning I force myself to spend time on my front steps in the sunlight shining through the leaves of the tree above me and breathe in the summer air and watch the neighbours go about their daily routines. I realised the … Continue reading thoughts (05/07/18): this neighbourhood is my home

A reflection of my physical body written at 18:53 on a wednesday

I am thinking about the idea of one’s physical appearance being so fleeting and merely an extension of one’s self. Your entire identity in our society is based off of this exterior presence because a majority of the people you will meet on this earth will know little about the soul within you, simply from the 3 conversations you shared.ě Your physical shell reflects what is happening in your head, permanentely or temporarily. Semi-permanent box dye that you’ll apply in a friend’s bathroom at midnight on a thursday or the tattoo you’ll get on a whim on a sunday afternoon, … Continue reading A reflection of my physical body written at 18:53 on a wednesday