This was back a few years ago when people who I had considered to be family to me were suddenly requesting me to stay away from them. I initially believed it to be some type of misunderstanding. Being the uncontentious person that I am, I just let it be. I decided to give it some… Continue reading Bitter Reality
The other day, I went to get my eyes checked. With all the screen time lately, I ought to have spoiled my eyes more, I was certain. After collecting the token and discovering, much to my disappointment, that there were no available seats, I placed myself by a wall opposite to the seats where I… Continue reading The Mask
Do you have sudden flashbacks in which you remember times when you did stupid things and cringe? And those in which you said something that you shouldn't have and feel guilty? What about those in which you remember something really funny and actually laugh out loud? It happens often to me. In fact, there was… Continue reading What? No!
"Busy? I... need to talk", the message said. Something wasn't right, she wasn't okay. He put the pen cap on, arranged his sheets of paper, put it inside a book, closed it and kept it aside. The assignment could wait. A few days later "Hi.. I don't feel so good. Can we talk?", he asked… Continue reading You there?
When I close my eyes, I see myself waiting outside your house. I see your house the way it was the first time I came over. The dusty roads, the construction of apartments in your block, the car that was so wrongly parked. I feel myself standing there the same way I did that day.… Continue reading My Warm Blanket
Imagine. Your name is Isabelle. You're 21 and right now you're very bored. You're laying in your bed and staring into the infinite darkness. What else can you do? It's night and you're not sleepy. You're sick of all the humans around you. You need a break. You want to go away. Somewhere far. Away… Continue reading Somewhere Far Away
The next morning, Alana was excited to go to college again. Today, she would talk to Bret again. Maybe, things would be like before again. She couldn't do anything about the way she felt about him but she knew that would get sorted out all by itself if she gave it time. When she reached… Continue reading What a life – Part 4
When Alana came back to the class, he could tell she had been crying. Her eyes and nose were red. For some very weird reason, it felt like it was all his fault but how? How could it be his fault? What did he even do? When April asked Alana what happened, she said she… Continue reading What a life – Another side – Part 3
Isn't it funny how life can be so unpredictable? Just this morning, Alana felt like she was the happiest person in the world and now she was crying uncontrollably. Every time she got up to go back to class, tears would start streaming down her face again. "Why am I crying so much? I can't understand… Continue reading What a life – Part 3
Bret had laughed a lot today. It had been so long since he'd laughed like that. It had been so long since he'd enjoyed the company of someone so much. What really surprised him was how he'd become so comfortable around someone he'd just met. It felt like they had known each other for ages.… Continue reading What a life – Another side – Part 2