I can smell home. I can see it with my heart's eye. Old moments, scents, conversations. Warm embraces. Christmas, Easter, funerals, and weddings. All together. Mingled, swirling in my chest like a torch.All the sunset skies my eyes have witnessed, the fervor of the late dances. The brandy and winemaking. The corn fields, my grandmother's … Continue reading What a dance is life!
Affair with Life
On the Edge of the World
"I will ask for nothing. Only for you to allow me to silently witness your world from afar. And when you fall asleep, meet me on the edge of your bed, take me out from a dream, and keep me in your embrace for a minute, a moment, or even less. Enough for me to … Continue reading On the Edge of the World
What We Can Not Say
"I wanted to ask you and tell you not one thing, but a thousand. And while I couldn't do that, the talking did not end there; it kept on going in my mind for what seemed like years, and it feels as if there is no longer day and night in my life. I keep … Continue reading What We Can Not Say
"I have succumbed to ennui and desperation," he says in a low voice."I can hear everything that you are not saying, and the only thing I can do is stare at you with the hopelessness of a man who is about to die.I must have loved you in a thousand lives, else, how would my … Continue reading Ennui
If only I would have known that once I am gone, I will be forever neither here nor there. I belong to the world now, and my heart will always be longing for something, somewhere or someone.
It’s in the eyes
"Your eyes have the most beautiful smile."
How to measure the depth of a connection? Watch how your best-hidden insecurities come to the surface to suffocate you at the thought that someone might see them. Your most horrendous fears and firey desires burst out of you in a magnificent whirl. You feel like you've come alive and shot yourself dead a thousand … Continue reading Connection
The Good in Them
When people are good you just know. And I don't mean the good that is inherent to all of us, the one found beneath layers and layers of anguish and misery and experiences. I mean the good that has preserved itself at the very surface of a human being, despite all the challenges their soul … Continue reading The Good in Them
I Now Know
I now know why the sunsets are glowing more than ever and they pour themselves inside me like never before. I know why the clouds seem to be silkier and the skies are brighter, taller but in so many ways so much more caring. I know why my heart is screaming after a voice that … Continue reading I Now Know
"My passions and hobbies are not a quotation - I know why I love what I love.""I am ever-changing. Every part of me is evolving and while I feel in some days stagnant, I know there is growth even in that stagnation. I just can't recognize it yet.""I can endure pain in all its forms.""I … Continue reading 2022