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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What if?

If you think feminism is an offense brought to women. If you made the first move at least once. If cuddling doesn’t come natural. If you don’t work in reverse psychology. If you can spot the truth. If you can handle it. If you like to drink Jack straight up. If you hate malls. And…

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Proof for happiness

Have you ever searched for it? Where did you begin? Through the pages of your diary? In the chapters of your favorite book, in that part that describes your soul in expensive words? Do you think you could find it in your childhood back yard? Can it be hidden in a perfume? Is it trapped…

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