Deadbeat

It's been a year and half since I lost my father. Not literally anyway. But people don't need to know that.People ask questions. And sometimes, most times, they are not ready for the answers. Even if they were, I am not. Not yet anyway. They don't need to know that. There were no goodbyes. I…

One Star

I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, then all at once. - Hazel Grace Lancaster (The Fault in Our Stars) I wanted that. What she had. The love that happens to you against your will. The blind faith in another flawed being against your will Because no other option makes sense to…

Happy New Year

When the clock struck twelve this morning, I was in an Uber, going up the dusty road that leads to my workplace. (I'm an engineer by day, an editor by night and a writer/waitress/manager/consultant/anything-that-pops-up in between.) I kept staring at the time willing it to slow down just long enough for me to arrive there.…