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LITERARY STYLE INSPIRATION: THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN

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ROLLING WITH JAMES JOYCE ON AN IRISH HILL

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ODE TO THE BOOKISH GIRLS

The story of the Blue eyed boy

Blue eyed boy

The blue eyed boy would always come to class with messy hair, and an unwashed baby face, even though class was at four in the afternoon. I don’t think he ever once bothered. I always imagined he got out of bed, put on a shirt his maid would have prepared for him and walked out the door. CONTINUE READING...

Saying goodnight

Saying goodnight

“Saying goodnight and kissing her chunky gold ring…”

It was impossible for anyone to leave that house without kissing her ring ­ — this chunky, gold one that stood on her small finger; one that was bigger than my lips were back then. CONTINUE READING...

The Apartment

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She could feel the warmth of the sun on her back; Standing there in her new apartment, amid the layers of her new white curtains, wearing her Elie Saab midi dress — the only entity in that room which recalled the intricately woven life left behind ­— she finally understood what she had done. CONTINUE READING...