Month: June 2008

Sophea T. Amari


When I was younger, I could never comprehend why grown-up women would spend so much time and money on beauty and cosmetic products. I saw no difference in their complexions. As I sat at high-teas with my mum and her friends, they’d rave about the latest beauty product in the market: guaranteed to reduce cellulite …

Sophea T. Amari


I’m not sure I do. I know I’m smart. Knowing that is enough for me. I know myself. I don’t need anyone else to tell me that. I don’t need engraved plaques that tell people I’m smart. Everyone thinks she’s the smarter one. That’s a great idea. No, I’m not hurt. She makes the grades. …

Sophea T. Amari


Not sure what happened to us. We were in love once. I sit in the bedroom, the four walls close in on me, and I can’t breathe. There is a strange sound ringing in my ears, I can’t make it out… I slap myself. I realize that it is the sound of me, moaning. My …