Staying quiet has been rewarding. There’s a lesson in this.
Second evening at home. I actually like this.
I need a project to work on. Something specific and long-term.
After I came back for the second time, he only asked me قهوة؟ That deep-throat sound. Of course, I said yes. Then he watched me drink it in silence without another word.
I ran into her on the ground floor and we rode up in the elevator together. The past year has left a visible mark on her.
I feel like I’m changing. Compliments change a person.
I am hungry for more. Which is why I am going to keep going. Keep learning.
Burning pressure behind my eyes.
I ate the entire packet of pepper cookies. I had to.
They don’t like rebels or revolutionaries. But that’s not my problem.