the heartless

There are many times in life in which we will encounter people who do not make sense to us. For me, I will never understand a person who purposefully tears down another for senseless reasons. Life is already a difficult journey to navigate and it is one that does not last very long. WE ARE [...]

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heartbreak

There is so much building inside my heart. The sorrow I feel is so full that I can't contain the tears and they just fall. Aimlessly. I do not know what it is my heart is trying to say. Am I crying for what was? Am I crying for a release? Am I crying to [...]

moving forward

There are these little baby steps that appear. Out of nowhere, there are traces of movements heading towards one path with little footprints behind me. It's automatic like breathing. Whether there are turns coming or roadblocks, that I do not know. I can't see far ahead. I can't see it at all. I am scared. [...]

2018

You were a very challenging year, 2018. One of the hardest I've experienced. There were many heartbreaking moments, meaningful moments and moments of triumph and moments of doubt. Dear readers, thank you. Thank you all for reading this year. Thank you for your time. Thank you for your thoughts and simply being here.  I wish [...]

blind no more

For so long, I didn't recognize the image that M***** had seen. I couldn't comprehend her choice to walk on the path of struggle; towards a life that would create pain. But I see it so, so clearly now. It was inevitable now I see. As a  young child, you try to your best to [...]

painted skies

I stared out onto the sky for hours. Seeing how it changed from moment to moment. The transitions happened so seamlessly and whenever I blinked, there was a new transformation. An airplane from afar flew by; painted the sky with its own clouds of patterns. Catching the sunset is so humbling. Brings me down from [...]

life is permanent

The loneliness seeped under the door, The bed felt soft under my wings, Arms stretched like a snowy patch of land. My pink curtains swayed ever so lightly Like willow trees my cousin pointed out That young, windy,  July day. It was quiet in the car after the doors shut. The locks clicked in place [...]

age is just age

I think I wanted the easy answer. Scratch that, I definitely wanted the easy answer. The ease of feeling free without doing the work. To lift my spirits up without ever needing anything at all. Like when I was a child and time was frivolously spent, as it should, with childhood best friends, playing outside [...]