Until Zero

120. Step off. Step back on. 119.8. Yes, I finally got under it. I look up at myself in the mirror, smiling at myself in celebration. I finally achieved big goal numero uno. Fifteen down, and ten to go before big goal numero dos. I shove the teller-of-truths (my scale) back underneath my bed and … Continue reading Until Zero

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Two Way Mirror

Isn’t it beautiful how we all develop through different stages? It’s beautiful how as adolescence we are learning how to discover the person we are deep down  Discovering one's true self is like a two way mirror A mirror functions in two ways One way is it shows us the reflection on our physical attributes … Continue reading Two Way Mirror

Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian

To the girls in my village whose clothes I made fun of, to the teachers I silently cursed for not giving their English speaking students extra attention, to my father who made me hate him, to my mother who cries alone, and to Falasteen that I helped destroy:   Will this piece of literature redeem me?  … Continue reading Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian