Personal Essays



It was a warm, leisurely Saturday morning and I planned to spend it all by my lone self. I was home alone today. There were chores I would ignore. I was tired.

I’d read a book, or sleep, or both. I would create an invisible wall between me and the world and relax.

I would create a little cocoon for myself right here and ignore the harsh demands of the universe.

I wanted to rejuvenate. I wanted to escape the harsh realities. I wanted to replete my depleted body and soul. I wanted to get energized.

I wanted to breathe.