Husband Pink. I had always wondered why she loved pink so much. Maybe she did not want to let go of that part of her that believed in fairy tales. The part that believed that love was eternal and there was something pure called God. Pink was what she wore at our wedding. Pink was […]

The grey in our tri-color…

When I was 7 years old, we were taught how to make flags from white drawing sheets and thin sticks. First divide the sheet in three equal, horizontal parts by drawing two lines. Color top part with orange crayon, bottom part with green crayons, and make a circle with blue crayon in the middle. Draw […]

Ma’s shining star

“Which story do you want tonight?” “The one with three fairies?” “But I told you that story yesterday!” “So?” “Don’t you want a different story tonight?” “Ok, then I want the one in which fritters rain from sky.” “Aren’t you a smart ass? It’s the same story with three fairies in which fritters rain from […]

For my best friend…

There is so much we leave behind, The two pigtails and the stories we staple and hide, The horse full of feathers and the doll with ink on her head, The dancing moves and pistachios in a bread. It’s only each other, we find over and over again, Maybe that’s one thing we get in […]