I write this letter to add it to the pile of letters I have previously written with nowhere to send them. And even though I know they will never be read, there is still some satisfaction in writing them. I will tell you about my new lover. He is just like me when I was … Continue reading A Mind Trick
It must be a challenge indeed; being that ambitious but also so indifferent; to dream of having a powerful impact on the world and to want nothing to do with the world at the same time; to want to be the center of the universe and to wish to be left alone and forgotten. It … Continue reading A World of Delusion
He takes off his glasses and places them next to the cup of chamomile tea with almond milk sitting on the small table near him, lays his head back, and slowly closes his eyes. Where does this sadness come from? Why is he sad today even though today is no different than yesterday, or the … Continue reading What’s one more night?
I was working a late shift and fighting drowsiness all the way back home, not to fall asleep behind the driving wheel. It had been raining all day and the streets were all wet, but the night was clear and people were out everywhere. I arrived at the gate after about 45 minutes, and with unbalanced almost clumsy steps … Continue reading New Year’s Eve
She walked out of the building after leaving her resignation note and towards the park on the other side of the street, hoping to get some air as her burdened mind suffocated her. Sitting there on one of the lined up white benches, watching the life breathing around her in the trees and the birds … Continue reading Bane
When you have lost everything you’ve ever lived for, what reason is there to keep you breathing? For me, there was none. I lost my husband. Few months later, I lost my job. I had no will to live, let alone work. And, consequently, lost my house. I had no choice but to get back … Continue reading Rock Bottom
He left a post-it note on the board in the office and gave a sign with his hand to Alice before he went for a cigarette. She could only translate the sign as asking her to check it out. He was scared the girl of his dreams would say no, so he dared not be around to see … Continue reading the Signs