xeno n. the smallest measurable unit of human connection, typically exchanged between passing strangers—a flirtatious glance, a sympathetic nod, a shared laugh about some odd coincidence—moments that are fleeting and random but still contain powerful emotional nutrients that can alleviate the symptoms of feeling alone.
Palm of the Hand Stories are a joy to read and ponder upon. PotH is pretty fantastic to write too. It's like seeing a snapshot of a life- it's meaningful, it's momentary, however, deeply intricate to the ones that experience it. Just read Yasunari Kawabata after this post, would you?
(Almost fiction, inspired by the truly unique CP. 🙂 )
Writing, I personally think, is for the haughty. Those who believe in their values, that their opinions are justifiable, that they can withstand criticism, who claim responsibility and ownership, even demand credit over the fruits of their mind. People with statements to defend, with battles to win against a better equipped enemy, and words to … Continue reading On Writing
Let’s have a little heart to heart, because that’s all I know. I’m not the best person to ask for directions nor ask for advice on you OOTD, granted, but I can see what you miss while you’re busy scrolling through the endlessness of Instagram, scratching your head over whether your party favours look … Continue reading Vision
I love humans. I love humans for how 'important' we are For how important we perceive our lives to be- How many lies we tell To appease our valid, deep rooted doubts Those which make us question life as we know it But we don’t For we have more on our minds Or just really … Continue reading Us
Disclaimer: DO NOT read this if you happen to be family. You guys are terrific snoops and you don’t need to know any of this.
So I recently watched an animated movie after too much of a sabbatical from the world of animation and you know what? I totally loved the film- it had a mature story line, a classic plot twist, the underdog phenomenon and brilliant animation. These attributes, however, confuse me when I remember I was watching a … Continue reading Just A Reality Check.
It’s my personal experience that even though I’ve been an adult for a long time, I feel terribly incompetent to handle the typically adult facets of life. I still feel young and naive and very ignorant about most things. I blame my parents. (It’s debatable actually.) A ‘sheltered’ life comes at the cost of my … Continue reading Yearning for Self Reliance
I’m disappointing myself on many levels by writing something on such a generic and passe’ phenomenon, by replacing something so much deeper and quirky with a quickly typed, poorly edited and half-hearted post that i’m putting out to avoid putting off writing my blog for any longer. (I do get the irony of writing about … Continue reading Our Proclivity To Procrastinate