Author's note: While readers may beg to differ, the most stinging pain is the pain of being shunned for being different. It is maddening to wait for the one who gels with you, and easier to lose oneself in the intervening tide of resentment. Following is a poem capturing some of those feelings. I hope … Continue reading Rejected


Slice-of-life Manga Review

The slice-of-life genre is a blend of contradictions. While it is supposed to be a generalized portrayal of the beauty in everyday life, it often veers into a depiction of unrealistic ideals; an inevitable route unto escapism.  However, when it deviates in such a manner; it is not due to the author's incompetence. In writing … Continue reading Slice-of-life Manga Review