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My Morning Bus Driver

We met when he stopped the bus in the middle of the road so I could get in. You cannot really run with that cast, he said. And I liked him since that day. Every morning, he would show up … Continue reading

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Ten Years and Two Reasons

This August I will be celebrating 10 years since I moved to Canada. I’m 32, so pretty much I’ve lived a third of my life in this country. It doesn’t feel like that at all. I came to Canada when I … Continue reading

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Summer Love

I take you for granted because I’ve grown used to your love, your kindness and innocence your good heart, a heart with no malice. I love you because your smile is bright and welcomes my many faults, because you’re patient with … Continue reading

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Rebraining My Brain

I need to rewire my brain, that’s the conclusion Lindsey (my counsellor) and I reached after my last session. I don’t like saying rewiring, so I made up the term rebrainig (which is not really a word, but I’ve decided to use … Continue reading

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My Two Instant Thoughts

When small things crush me, this is what I immediately think: I’m simply not meant for happiness & Why do X & Y never have any failures like mine?; they don’t work hard at all and things go well for … Continue reading

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It’s Easier

Yesterday, I was sitting outside the Art Gallery at 9:10 pm. It was dark, but not too cold. I was waiting to be picked up by my Muñequito because my class ended early. So I was there…sitting on a cement … Continue reading

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With Tears…Again.

I wish there could be a week in which I wouldn’t cry, a week in which I could only feel happiness. In fact, I don’t even want happiness, I just don’t want to feel any despair or anger. I want … Continue reading

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