Adult friend finded
Da li nam se ta duboka čežnja djetinje nerazumnosti posigurno javlja samo kao tužni znak izvezen na mahramama i na safijanskim koricama nepotrebnih knjiga?
” ― “In the life of everyone there is a limited number of experiences which are not written upon the memory, but stamped there with a die; and in the long years after, they can be called up in detail, and every emotion that was stirred by them can be lived through anew; these are the tragedies of life.” ― “Do you remember the unbidden summer rain Washing the dew from mulberries away?
It was the same as she'd left it: a pile of cushions by her bed for Little Brother to sleep on, a stack of poetry and famous literature on her desk that she was supposed to study to become a "model bride," and the lavender shawl and silk robes she'd worn the day before she left home.
You don't have to be one of them.” ― “You may have terrible memories from your childhood . If so, you may be effectively locking out those who could help you.” ― “Sirine learned about food from her parents.
Sausages that I watched Italian abuelitas in South Philly make by hand.
I even saved up a whole month's worth of allowance when I was in seventh grade so I could make 'Buela a special birthday dinner of filet mignon.” ― “This garden was peaceful and calm. The third one from the bottom had a crack in the middle- from when she was five and the neighbor's boy convinced her there were worms on the other side of the stones. Yet no painter could have re-created what she saw more convincingly. At the bottom of the stone-cobbled path was a pond with rose-flushed lilies, and a marble bench under the cherry tree.
As we get a bit older and our childhoods are robbed - all childhoods are robbed or broken; it is usually a sudden, violent transformation - we seek out those who relate to our transition.
As teenagers, we rebel and we attempt to create a new reality.
Even though her mother was American, her father always said his wife thought about food like an Arab.