I am moreover, nonetheless, and furthermore.
I am getting married tomorrow. I am trapped in an arranged
marriage. My elders say it is wiser to marry for wealth. And who am
I to discontinue a tradition deeply embedded for many generations?
What I’m doing with my life
However, I bribed one of our servants today. She will help me sneak
out unnoticed at 1 in the morning and I shall begin a new life
thereafter - a life devoted to uncertainty, pleasure, and
I will leave a letter for my elders so they will know I'm not
ungrateful and that they shouldn't look for me.
I’m really good at
not making sense to grownups. Yes, it is better to see the world
through rose-colored glasses. A little bit of distortion, a little
bit of etherealism, and a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go
down in a most delightful way.
The first things people usually notice about me
my ascetic body
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Fried Green Tomatoes
The Scent of Green Papayas
Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
- A Woman's Head is an Entirely Different Beast
- Zan Chiu's Ancient Art of Cooking For and Entertaining 21st Century Foodies
The six things I could never do without
- fiction to make facts more interesting.
- a mirror in my head that mirrors reality idealistically. It
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the exception to every rule that comes my way.
And wheels within wheels,
never ending or beginning in an ever-spinning wheel,
like a door that keeps revolving in a half-forgotten dream
or the ripples from a pebble someone tosses in a stream,
like a clock whose hands are sweeping past the minutes of its
And the world is like an apple whirling silently in space
like the circles that you find
in the windmills of your mind.
On a typical Friday night I am
glad to have given my share of diligence to mundanity and happy
I'll finally be able to shut the doors and windows of my
paisley-curtained sanctuary for two days.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
is, once, I fell in love with a nun who rarely finished her
sentences and whose actions had pertinence only in the afterlife.
She was achingly charming!
You should message me if
you are reinventing the wheel.
you are happy where you are.
you no longer believe in fairy tales.
you are not into trends that have no lasting value.
if you appreciate simplicity.
if you love nature.
and if you are reinventing the wheel.