EVERY TIME I WANT TO GO, YOU GIVE ME A REASON TO STAY

It was 5 AM in the morning. Carol was eating chicken nuggets when she heard the gunshot. A cold chai latte from Starbucks stood among scattered books and papers because she didn't have a microwave. The room got terribly hot because the air conditioner had been broken since last week. Carol opened the window, and … Continue reading EVERY TIME I WANT TO GO, YOU GIVE ME A REASON TO STAY

SLEEPLESS

My roommate spent half an hour on the phone complaining how hungry she was, after complaining for another half hour about not knowing where to go for dinner. 12:47 AM. I hear drunk people laughing outside my window, constant construction noises, and impatient car horns. I listen to the air conditioner in my room, accompanied … Continue reading SLEEPLESS