Saturday, October 30, 2010

your fraudulent smile

I'm planning a trip to the mountains sometime in the next couple of weeks.
I want need this

ESCAPE.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

6:152

And whenever you give your word, say the truth.

Friday, October 22, 2010

tonight, you arrested my mind

 Every time I come home, something bad happens. Usually I leave the keys in the car, which is just annoying. Last time I came home and we went to Philly, Umar got sick the minute we stepped out of the car. And this time, I got a ticket for the worst reason EVER.
 I was on my way back from the dentist and Umar refused to come with me... the dentist was new and because I'm only in town for the weekend, I guess I don't really have a choice in who sees me. She numbed half my mouth to fill some cough*cavities*cough. blehh, so I walked out of there with a half numbed face and feeling really light-headed for some reason. Anyway, I was pulled over as I was entering the highway.
 Why does HOV hours change depending on which direction you're traveling? And why would I know this? I hardly ever drive :/ Crying your way out of a ticket definitely does not work. Well it might, but not in this case. The cop was really nice, and I decided I'll just pay the ticket without letting my parents know... which sets me back $125, but keeps them from being disappointed in me. I decided that after I was pulled over, I didn't really want to talk to anyone, so I just drove and took the next exit, followed the road and didn't stop until it ended. The streets sounded familiar, but I really had no clue where I was. And because I don't think I'll ever resort to using a GPS, I was lost. I drove the road back to where I knew, and went home. I think I needed that drive alone. As upset as I was, when I got home I was fine.
 I went to watch the documentary Waiting for Superman with Samirah and Zyad. It was about the broken education system in the US. I immediately became thankful for having gone to such good schools growing up. Even now, to be able to attend a University, it's really something I've begun to appreciate. I can't wait til I'm done with all these prerequisites. I want to start interning, and I reallyyy want to start traveling and doing Peace Corps type work where people need the most help.
 Today I went to DC and Georgetown with two great friends. It was amazing because instead of talking about how stressed we are about shit that didn't go right, we just chilled and enjoyed the day out. It was lovely.
  AND. Traveling somewhere far is HAPPENING. soon (2 years from now?) inshaAllah! Turkey, Syria, Jordan. Dear God, I can't even imagine myself two years from now.

Alhumdulillah.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

a bunch of phonies

fuck everything I thought I knew about anyone.
all is changing, nothing is true.

“Certain things they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.” -Holden Caulfield, Catcher in the Rye

Saturday, October 16, 2010

It's sad that some sort of tragedy has to occur in order for people to unify.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

!@#$&*

"You know, he used to like you."
"What happened?"
"I don't know, I guess he sort of just gave up."

Saturday, October 9, 2010

respect

Thursday, October 7, 2010

I have no idea who I am

I'm still always distracted by my lovely view.
Man, oh man, you're my best friend
I scream it to the nothingness
There ain't nothing that I need


For the first time since I've been in college, I can't wait to go home. I still LOVE campus and the people here are awesome, but I hate not having my family with me. And for quite some time I've just been wanting to travel. A road-trip by myself or with a close friend, doesn't matter. I just feel like I need to get away from all this noise.
Also, I've decided I'm a loner. And it's alright. After years of having an entourage, I'm finally just doin' my own thang, honey.



I just skyped with Aileen for an hour after not having spoken to her but once since she's been in abroad! :) Apparently internet in Korea is better than college network internet in AMERRRICA. Surprise, surprise.
And the other day I skyped with Rachel (Florida). Oh man, I'm good.
I'm also very cold. Fall skipped its turn this year. :( my favorite season. OH and apparently I'm not your Autumn. Not right now, at least.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

friends

Isn't that what we're all doing anyway?
Just using each other for a good time?

Saturday, October 2, 2010

obsession

I probably won't ever get over my obsession with the sky.
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