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celebrating me

June 18, 2014 zaji 3

Strange as it may seem to some, I have absolutely no desire to be any celebrity for a day. No matter whom I admire, the […]

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mistakes galore

June 15, 2014 zaji 6

Mistakes. What can be said about them that hasn’t been said a dozen times over. We make them, we make them again, we don’t learn […]

feeling henna

April 24, 2014 zaji 0

Was in a strange mood a couple of days ago and decided to get a henna design in the palm of my hand. It was […]

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the wandering list

April 23, 2014 zaji 0

There are so many places on earth I would love to visit. The planet is amazingly beautiful and filled with adventure. Ultimately I’d love to […]

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balancing conflict

April 22, 2014 zaji 0

Conflict typically arises because of two reasons. One, there is something we do not know about the object of our conflict. Or two, there is […]

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the jar and the flame

April 14, 2014 zaji 0

[experimental prose] Indira didn’t like electric stoves. They had no character, no life. They were artificial and didn’t understand what food needed in order to […]

missing with action

March 18, 2014 zaji 2

Feels like I’ve been away for far too long. I’ve been busy with many things. One of which is my education. I’m working on my […]

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a moment in time

February 24, 2014 zaji 6

Last spring I almost died. That day not long ago was ordinary and nothing special was intended. My friend and I spent most of our […]

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February 18, 2014 zaji 0

heading east of the full moon sand dunes play upon me like violins i seek my lodestar persistent, digging finding something finding nothing finding the […]

what i leave behind

February 16, 2014 zaji 4

Reading has always been a part of my life. I can’t remember ever feeling as though I disliked it. Words leave lasting impressions on us, […]

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what i do for love

February 15, 2014 zaji 15

The island of Jamaica is small. When I was a little girl, however, it seemed large and imposing, a big place filled with adventure–it was […]