Stranded Cinderella

Originally posted in Spanish on our site Letras & Poesía I have strolled all those streets where you hugged me, looking in the corners for that joy I now think lost. I have walked through Madrid, asking around in the bars. I have poked around in the benches, in case I found us talking, and I…

Nowhere.

I never knew where I belonged. People were saying you belong to the country where you came from. They would say home is the only place that make you feel free. First time I felt free, I was in a house in Malaysia. I wake up surrounded by people that don’t know my name, nor…

Untranslatable writings

After trying to post something soft and innocent, all of a sudden my fingers sort of started writing alone. Not joking: the words of Shakespeare’s language just came to me and started flowing like water. Have you ever thought that this story started long ago, busy with travelling, interpreting, contacting? Later, translation played an important…

“I as a human being”

I took pride in my solitude, that provoked myself, sadness and desesperation. I gave away my…

Loads

Decisions weigh heavily and you must learn to carry them, to avoid becoming a mere carriage loaded with all the things you could have been and never…

Light

Maybe this sky i used to stare up for hours doesn’t even exist anymore and those stars dust within my lungs never touched the moon. Yet sometimes when the memories are heavier than the air coming out of my soul, that light coming across the cracks of my room seems to me real than anything….

Unpredictable

Life can be so unpredictable, you never know what the future holds. But you cannot be so despicable, you must take the chance and be bold. (Image from an ancient fresco in Pompeii, depicting dice players). By Luca Arnaldo Read more texts by this author

Slow Burn//

You gave yourself to me as a bag of unsolved puzzle pieces when we were both eighteen.Both of our hearts still young and fleeting, the taste of the adventure on our lips every time we kissed. You had no idea what to do with your life and you wouldn’t ever admit it when somebody asked…

Seconds of change, 45

The red light starts everything in complete sintony. the car moves 3km The red light again a tree on the side, then the green, two trees an old woman on the street some trees an odd couple walking the yellow light appears hand with hand, heart with heart it lasts 30 seconds an old man…