A letter for the woman before me

Dear mother, I saw my reflection in a store window today, while walking with a friend through the city and pushing the empty stroller of her baby girl. I had to wait, as her daughter was walking very slowly, insisting on exploring every corner of every terrace we passed by, and inspecting every brick on…

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Open your world

There are rare moments in everyone’s life when panic attacks make you feel like it’s hard to breathe. When the mere thought of something is taking the air out of the room, and the fear of future change starts clouding your mind, telling you that you are headed to certain failure if you try, telling…

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Selfish mornings

Those first minutes you open your eyes with images from dreams still fading underneath your tangled eyelashes. When bed sheets whisper ‘good morning’ to you and you can swear they’re kissing your body with every centimeter they touch. The comfort of having to do only what your immediate needs tell you is a spa to…

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Amintiri despre tine si fluturii din mine

Se spune că oamenii au fluturi în stomac atunci când se îndrăgostesc. Nu îmi aduc aminte să fi fost un moment clar în care ne-am îndrăgostit. Parcă am ştiut dintotdeauna că se va întâmpla şi am acceptat acest lucru ca fiind ceva dat. Nu-mi amintesc să fi ameţit vreodată când te-am văzut, ci, mai degrabă,…

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