Month: March 2015

  • The Love of Life in American History X

    Despite its scenes of violence,  American History X sustains delicateness, emphasizing innocence after the cataclysms. I walk away from the movie inspired, relating to the power of my life. In the first and the final shots, the sea breaks at the shore. Unrest washes over the earth; the mystery comes in wave after wave, but […]

  • Appendix

    One year ago, my appendix ruptured in India. It cried out for a week prior to the Emergency Room, and mended over nine months until the bureaucracy mandated surgery. Introducing itself as a rogue, my appendix came to signify a quiet philosopher, showing me how change can come swiftly and with a punch. I saw […]