The Starving Bibliophile

Books before food (and any sort of comfortable life).

Category Archives: Life

Small Changes

Recently, I’ve been unhappy. With life, family, friends. Being someone who is always thinking of others, it’s hard to accept the fact that they’re not always thinking of you. I … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to Know if Your Life is an Unhappy One

As I was getting ready for a dinner party that I was hosting for my friends the weekend after Christmas, all I could think of was, “God, I really don’t … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Drive With My Nub

“Mom, mom, mom, guess what? I’m driving with no hands!” It was the first thing I said to my mom the first time I spoke on my cell phone during … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · 3 Comments

Where I’m From

I’m from a mother and a father, us separated at birth. From two people who love me just as much. Mother caring for me because I was truly born for … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

Equal Rights for All

I write this today to inform the great people of the country that I have a dream. My dream is not a simple one, nor an easy one. It is … Continue reading

October 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Green Onions

Our spotless, white van pulled up into the convenience store parking lot, the light of the sun glaring off of the dashboard and all the shiny silver ornaments. It was … Continue reading

October 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Waves

The waves, they crash down onto me. Their power pushes me back. I dare them to push harder, Make something dare to defy me, Make me feel something. The waves … Continue reading

July 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

One, Two, Three

One, two, three. One cut, one chance, and one moment: one cut is all it takes to feel a rush, one chance is all you have to take, one moment … Continue reading

June 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

She Wanted Me

For my whole life, I’ve known that I was different. Not just the fact that I had one arm missing, but the fact that I was adopted. My parents would … Continue reading

February 24, 2010 · 4 Comments