-dear diary

all I used to have were unfinished thoughts dear diary… fragmented parts of myself, that stopped writing at the fear of being uncovered. having your privacy violated, particularly when it is your innermost thoughts, makes you lose trust. not only in those around you but even in yourself- how can you trust the words not…

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1 Year Later: A Happy Birthday To Me

31 May 2018 The Healing It’s The Afroist’s birthday today, and I am all sorts of emotional having just reread the first post I wrote one year ago. Reading it, I found myself cringing a little at some of the odd phrasing, wanting to edit it, and convincing myself not to, as a pledge to…

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-peace studies

I am a scholar of peace. I have written  the essays on conflict, peace, and security. I have defined peace debated it, and deconstructed it many times. so arguably, I know a lot about peace.   not really.   I have found the peace I have studied lacking in answers. just more questions and ceaseless…

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vacillating self love

on body positivity- a critique of the notion of the totality of body-positivity.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): A Photo Essay

An essay in prose and verse format on travelling and depression.

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Love! that silent revolution

an elucidation of love

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-ripples

Photo prose: of the beautiful, soft and magical

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Undoing and Becoming

self love as undoing and becoming

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