Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.
This is beautiful and it’s amazing to me that it had such a positive outcome and not lifelong hateful grudges, which is probably what these attackers deserved.
I encounter millions of bodies in my life; of these millions, I may desire some hundreds; but of these hundreds, I love only one.
"Humans, strange but wonderful creatures, each with their own individual stories that come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors."
When she thinks to herself in her father’s language, she knows sons and daughters don’t leave their parents’ house until they marry. When she thinks in English, she knows she should’ve been on her own since eighteen.