A sweet humility is nesting inside me. A peace I never even knew existed, climbs on my old, fisty ways, like ivy on a castle wall.In all my restlessness, and uncertainties, it sometimes feels as if I am abruptly walking into a cloud of reassurance. I am moving like a pendulum between thoughts. Some are … Continue reading Cluster
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Sketching someone's features is a deeply intimate process and it bonds me with the model. I get to swim in their expressions and see their features coming to life. I draw their stillness while imagining the movement behind it. Meet a beautiful stranger, a Hawaiian woman I caught a glimpse of when watching last year's … Continue reading Wahine
Yesterday, I dipped my finger in the moonlight and painted my name on the sky of your soul.Your trees sprang to life under its glow and I could feel you smiling quietly behind the closed curtains of your eyes. My name bears the history of my disappointments and joys, the seemingly endless roads toward myself … Continue reading Moonlight
If nothing else, I am, at least, an ardent sunsets collector. Wherever I may find myself, the spectacle of colors, always makes me feel at home. I would stop my drive in the middle of nowhere, take the thousand-mile journey, and climb peaks, only to witness an ephemeral beauty. From Asian sunsets to African ones, … Continue reading Sunsets Chaser
I have always lived with the feeling that something miraculous is about to happen to me. That at any corner, know or unknown, I will meet with an experience that will have me bewildered.That I am about to do something extraordinary. I didn't reach this mindset because I had an easy path but because I … Continue reading Giving
There are songs that have lowered themselves so deep in my being, I have now taken the shape of them. The same goes for books and good movies. You meet with a character that can completely change your perspective on the world. Or you feel how thanks to a good plot or interpretation, an idea … Continue reading World
Life is Now!
￼ Yesterday, while I was ruminating on the real value of wealth, my mind introduced me to scenes from my childhood. Glimpses of a life where I was constantly overflowing with joy and prosperity. And mind you, as a child born immediately after the communism fall, I had a very late exposure to the colorful … Continue reading Life is Now!
The land of the mirabelle trees
There is a romance I have always found in my grandparents' old, romanian village. A raw, sunburned beauty, with a ragged dress, stepping barefoot along with the polished shoes that visit her from the city.This girl never wanted to grow up but stayed wild and free of any sign of progress.Bathing herself in wine and … Continue reading The land of the mirabelle trees
About All Sorts of Loves
￼ The world ends numerous times, for each of us. It crashes and sinks under waves of agony. At the bottom, in a dense, ocean-like darkness, it catches glimpses of what would mean a new breath. And that alone is enough for a new beginning. The beauty of it all is the strong contrast. The … Continue reading About All Sorts of Loves