What We Get Used to

I have this annoying habit of crossing my legs. Tightly. I also have a habit of not straightening my back. My back is always curled. I am afraid that it’s going to be stuck that way, when I’m old and my body is no longer flexible. Neither of those things …

Not anti. Pro.

From CNN.com: “Japan’s government has long battled to contain the country’s alarmingly high suicide rate. A total of 32,155 people killed themselves in 2006, giving the country the ninth highest rate in the world, according to the government. Suicides first passed the 30,000 mark in 1998, near the height of …

Listen to death metal, don’t kill anyone

Yesterday was one year anniversary of the Virginia Tech shooting. It’s my theory that these incidents are perpetuating itself. The more media coverage there is (and I’m not advocating that media NOT cover it), the more we think that this CAN happen. The idea gets incubated in mentally unstable people, …

Beneath the surface

Some of us are better than others. In concealing what’s inside. Some days I feel that I must be so good at it. I have this inpenetratable surface — hard and shiny, slick and never-changing — that clearly states to the world “I’m fine and dandy, the same as yesterday.”