a window to the past

12.27.2014

For days of scooters, skinned knees, and Band-aids -- and the pride of wearing a bandage. For warm milk, fruit juice, and popsicles, melted and running down my face. For things strewn around the house -- poetry books, broken crayons, handfuls of Cheerios, and wooden blocks. For hellos and goodbyes. For relentless flights to India and Hawaii. For beaches and sunsets and hikes in Maui. For putting frangipani blossoms in my little sister's hair. For plastic cups and plastic silverware. For toothless grins -- and toothless frowns. For silver moonlight, dark skies, twinkling stars, watching the clouds, and star-gazing at night. For days filled with love and laughter. For simple innocence. For being free.

34 comments :

  1. Your such an amazing writer Arushee. I fell in love with this post just like all your others.

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    1. Thank you so much! That is so sweet of you :)

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  2. Wow.

    That's all that I can say. I'm speechless. This is by far one of the most beautiful, moving posts you have written, and I mean it, truly.

    Wow, Arushee. You out do yourself everytime-- this is why you're my best friend.

    Vanshi x

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    1. Oh. This is just too sweet! I really appreciate your comment :)

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    1. How do you pull that off? I hope to become a writer like you someday! You are so amazing! Have you ever tried to publish a novel! I feel so awesome after I read your writing, I am so sure it would be a great success!!!!!
      Clara

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    2. Oh thank you so much, Clara! I don't think I'm quite ready to write a novel yet (I'm so indecisive)-- but it is definitely a great goal to work toward. You are far too sweet :)

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  4. You're such an incredible writer Arushee! This brings me back to the freedom of childhood <3

    -M
    The Life of Little Me

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  5. Arushee, your writing is just so wonderful. I keep coming back to see your great spirit through your blog.

    xx, Adia
    Love, An Introvert

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    1. :) thank you!! I'm so glad you've decided to join me for this journey x

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  6. So beautiful! Got a smile outta me too!

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  7. Your writing is lovely. Just came across this blog, stay awesome! :)

    SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE ALICE

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  8. Aww this is beautiful!
    -Lauren <3

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  9. Ahh, the good old days!
    Lovely piece:)

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  10. This post is lovely :)

    -Kathie K
    http://climbingthroughtomorrow.blogspot.in/

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  11. I am not gonna say anything what the others didn't say, but u really have it, the ability to write the words that move. Simple and emotional and beautiful. xx

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  12. Lovely, just lovely Arushee. You are such an amazing writer.

    ~Noor
    http://wonderkid22.blogspot.com
    A Little Bit of Sunshine

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