I use my car as an escape

My mom tells me I use my car to escape. She’s not wrong. When I’m in my car It is one of the few times When I can go faster Than my mind can process My thoughts She never understood why. I would feel the need to escape Why the road was always calling Or … Continue reading I use my car as an escape

I’m going back to China for the first time since my adoption!

Well, tomorrow is the day. I'm going back to see my birth country tomorrow.... and I haven't packed. I've been feeling a mixed medley of nervous, anxious and excited. Nervous, because I won't know what to expect, and excited because of the energy of being in a new place. My parents and I have been … Continue reading I’m going back to China for the first time since my adoption!

The first heartbreak is like a car crash: sudden and painful

This post was originally composed in February 2018.  Falling for someone and moving on for the first time is like taking on a highway the first time you get behind the wheel: you've only seen driving from the passenger's side, but now you're living in the driver's seat. Everything happens so fast. I found myself … Continue reading The first heartbreak is like a car crash: sudden and painful

Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in

I took for granted the reality that was projected onto the walls of the cavern. I believed the shadows and refused to look beyond them. Plato would say that the cavemen never had the desire to step outside of the cave. I, on the other hand, did not know there was another side. I was … Continue reading Reality hurts, make sure you know which one you’re in