Category: Memoirs

Sophea T. Amari

Take Me Out

If I was bold enough I would follow you forever But darling please, rescue me Take me out Some may say It’s my fate Am I just in time or Or am I late If you can understand Then take me out I don’t start, I don’t end I don’t change on my own Take …

Sophea T. Amari

We Met At Borders

A beautiful Saturday morning, that’s what it was. The date was 21st July 2012. Who would’ve thought that it would be even more beautiful at 11.46am when he first stepped into my life. I am mad about all things Gaiman. And this morning, after dropping E off at her art class (knowing I didn’t have …

Sophea T. Amari

Unicorns & The Red Sea

I lie with her in bed one night, stroking her silken hair, humming Out of Darkness under my breath. She is still awake, her eyelashes casting shadows onto her cheeks. She quietly grasps her velveteen terry-cloth blanket and watches me with her big, round eyes. I am most content and happiest for moments like these. …

Sophea T. Amari

Never let me go

I still hear his heart beating. It stills me into quietude. It beats like Morse Code. Against my own heart. Against my listening ear. And I continue to dream, with the stars in my eyes, the beginning of love growing and digging its vines into my toes, working its way up, past my calves, my …

Sophea T. Amari

A Parisian Romance

Joyeux Noel in the beautiful city of Paris, where I enjoyed a 6-day sojourn on my own. It was the general advice given to me that I could see Paris in 3 days. C’est impossible! I spent an entire afternoon at the Galleries Lafayette and the surrounding areas, exploring tiny shops, boutiques and cafes in …

Sophea T. Amari

I Fell In Love

I travelled far from home this summer. For one of the very few times in my life, I would be completely alone. In a foreign land, with nothing to my name and no accountability to anyone save to myself. Some called me “brave”, others thought me “adventurous”. A woman travelling on her own in Europe. …

Sophea T. Amari

Summer Romance

When I was a little girl, I dreamed of Romance. It wasn’t until I was much older did I realize that Romance came in many, many forms. Last year, I faced the end of Romance. The kind of Romance that I had dreamt about as a child. But with the end of that Romance, I …