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Malaysia: Letting Wanderlust Consume You

           South East Asia, a place where Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian, and Chinese cultures are married together and have borne something so exquisite and unique, you must experience it for yourself in order to truly understand it at its full capacity. But no amount of time will ever truly be enough for an outsider to breathe it all in. Kuala Lumpur was the first … Read More Malaysia: Letting Wanderlust Consume You

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The World Continues to Turn

The first four months in China came and went to quickly I forgot to take a moment and cherish them. So this next semester I have made a promise to myself, to make much more of my time here. I’ve always been one to prefer the company of myself over the company of others. Moving to a new country has not changed this. I … Read More The World Continues to Turn

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Preservation: A Poem Series

It’s just a flesh wound   A Mantra, meant to make my pain more bearable. Just a flesh wound.   A Prayer, to make every sight of you salvation rather than damnation. Just a flesh wound.   A Lie, I tell myself as the chasm between us becomes a canyon. Just a flesh wound.                 It’s not … Read More Preservation: A Poem Series

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Heartache: A Poem Series

Carnage   My heart has been ripped apart by your canines. My soul has been lacerated to ribbons by your claws.   I am gasping, begging for reprieve from the hollowness that now resides, where you used to be.     Metamorphosis   My eyes spark no fire in your soul, my thoughts unoriginal, unpalatable. You are indifferent.   I am no more than … Read More Heartache: A Poem Series

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Regret: A Letter To a Younger Me

If there is one thing in this life that I regret, it’s that there are far too many things I would go back to warn my younger self against. A letter to a younger me: Alex, Sweet sweet Alex, do everything you can to preserve this happiness you have. You are so good and so pure, and the universe is going to do everything … Read More Regret: A Letter To a Younger Me

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How To Fall In Love With Singapore

For the first time in my life I experienced a true melting pot of a city. The blend of so many rich cultures has touched my soul. One of the most prominent ways Singapore balances being a center for innovation while still preserving culture, is through food. You cannot visit this city and be afraid to eat. This place is a foodies’ paradise. From … Read More How To Fall In Love With Singapore

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A Fresh Start…..Again

I do believe I have mastered the art of reinventing myself. Lord knows I’ve reinvented this blog too many times to count. But now as my high school career is coming to close and a wonderful adventure in the fall awaits me, I can’t help but feel that I am on the right track to finding out who I will be for the rest … Read More A Fresh Start…..Again

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The Travel Bug: A malignant growth that can be good for your health

When asked the question “If you had all the money in the world what would you do with it?” I’m sure a large percentage of us, after paying off debt, would choose to travel. Oh, the places you can go with a passport and plane ticket. Avid travelers are my favorite kind of people. Whether it be the weekly commuters to a country far … Read More The Travel Bug: A malignant growth that can be good for your health

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