The silent ones

True misery doesn't love company.It decays the soul in silence.When someone is complaining, it's because they still have hope that someone cares enough to listen or respond.Or even to empathise.When they give up on these three things, they go silent because they have grown to accept that no one else cares, or understands the state [...]

Empathise

Empathy is expressed when we desire for others what we wish to have for ourselves.Sometimes, it's something we have, and we hope that others will be able to enjoy the same value and benefit that we enjoy from it.Sometimes, it's what we don't have, yet we hope that we may be able to contribute towards [...]

Only you

"I've been incompatible with anyone else since I met you." Sometimes, without warning, someone enters your life and challenges every assumption you ever made about what's possible.What you thought you deserved was limited to what you were capable of achieving up to that point, and maybe just a quiet desire to acquire some peace beyond [...]

Heart Strings

There are moments that creep up on me that extract memories and yearnings that l barely recalled up to that point. But in a brief moment, those vague recollections suddenly surge forward with an energy that leaves me mute. Playing with my niece tonight rendered one such moment. The sincerity in the laughter of a [...]