The Burning of the Gaspee Charles DeWolf Brownell, 1892. I've been burning lots tributes these days as a part of tradition and ritual from my origins and culture. I don't mind it at all, other than the environmental repercussions - of course, I just think that the nonstop, drowning raindrops serve as an extreme oxymoron … Continue reading Rise from the Ashes.
Starry Night Over the Rhone Vincent van Gogh, 1888. If I can go back in time with the knowledge that it would be our last conversation, last touch, and last glance, last moment with each other - I'd savor and absorb the time greedily as it counts down. I'd ask you all of your untold … Continue reading Past & Present / Forever Untold Stories.
Love Robert Indiana, 1966. As a preface: I know how ironic it is to write about this subject matter as I still have Tinder, Bumble, and Coffee Meets Bagel installed on my phone, so I am in the same ditch as everyone else who is currently using a or multiple dating app[s] (this excludes people who … Continue reading How Modern Romance and Apps Makes Everyone Equally Disposable & Lonely and the Key to Changing the Trend.
Not to Be Reproduced René Magritte, 1937. "The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly." - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Sometimes the feeling of isolation creeps up out of nowhere and ambushes me swiftly, and I can do nothing … Continue reading Past & Present / Unconventional Guide to Dealing with Loneliness.
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog Caspar David Friedrich, 1818. Today marks the appropriate day for me to write about the somewhat daunting topic regarding "second chances". I've had this topic sitting in my draft box since the 28th of March, 2018, and I've always wanted to tackle this subject as I do think it's … Continue reading Past & Present / To Give or Not to Give? – Second Chances.