imperfect and alive







“Imperfection inspires invention, imagination, creativity.

It stimulates.

The more I feel imperfect, the more I feel alive.”


~ Jhumpa Lahiri







fear and love






“There is something here that frightens me.

When I figure out what it is that frightens me, I shall also know what I love here.”


~ Clarise Lispector







no worries






I think about those days of barefeet, scraped knees, sunburns, mosquito bites and garden dirt…













she strained to hold on to the good parts
when the not-so-good parts were hard to shake off







spilt milk






with the fear of stagnation
she became a shapeshifter