Things We Miss from Childhood

by Devina 1. Nap Time Where did you go? I don’t remember taking naps after puberty ruined my life. If anything, I remember staying up until morning to study for exams, practicing piano for hours just for the sake of some medal, and reading novels until I fell asleep. Also didn’t help that when I was…

Stuck in 2.0.s

By Devina We sat down for muffins and tea, and my friend said, “Why is everyone getting married and engaged and pregnant?” “One more stamp and we can get a free cinnamon roll. Let’s celebrate,” I said, knowing that saying that wouldn’t cheer her up. I mean, seriously, what would? We are still young, or…

The Force Forgotten

by Devina I am the old book drowned in the piles of papers in your library. My pages are folded, your handwriting scarred me, and your sticky notes ruined me. I am the passage you quote to your child, the beautifully written words you once memorized in full page, the lyrics you had fallen in…