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The Ex-Guardian of The Isolated Castle had had a second thought about attending a party in town that Sunday evening. Not only she was penniless (which had been her financial state lately), but sh...


January 12, 2019

"THE MONSTER'S CHILD" in "SHORTS"

“Come on, we’re getting married anyway. My parents would like to see your mother.” Cold sweat started on her skin. He looked concerned and upset at the same time. She drew in a sharp breath befor...


I’m surprised with how long you’re still alive, despite being sluggish a king in an imaginary castle That’s quite a jigsaw puzzle It’s not all about you You know damn well it’s true Others have s...


What do I normally do when my mind starts wandering around? I try to trap some of my thoughts – especially those I find most important – in my writing. Of course, you won’t be too surprised. I di...


Ask me not about the bastard who’d made this heart nothing but a toy my emotions, his sickest joy Don’t you seriously dare say I’m just playing the victim because I’m still here rising from humil...


Wow. Time flies before your eyes. As cliche as that sounds, what are you going to do about that, huh? Not much, sadly. You can’t stop time. All you’ve got to do is roll with it. There are plenty ...


Being the first in line doesn’t mean it’s always fine You’re not always the priority left to just wait and see I’m not bitter yet I know better what you choose to ignore I’d better be out the doo...


What makes one workaholic? The reasons may vary. Some just love the work itself. It’s what makes them feel alive. To some others, they love the money more. They may not always like the job and ot...


Let’s just admit it; stereotyping is hard to tackle. Generalising is always there, whether we’d like to admit it or not. Trying to fight it off is as difficult as forcing a lion to go vegan. We e...


Come… Come back… Come back to us… Come back to use, please… Every line’s a trigger for the memories when you’ve suffered angry voices loss of choices violence in the air smell of blood everywhere...


December 13, 2018

"THE LANGUAGE OF SILENCE" in "SHORTS"

HER: We speak the same language. We talk everyday. Yet we still don’t get each other. Most of the time, it’s you who talk, talk, talk and want me to listen and understand. No arguments. When it’s...


Stay awake Tons of work that always wait No time to waste Not many choices anyway Ask me not to relax I need to catch up with all I’ve lost Thanks to you-know-who ‘though they refuse to accept it...


I didn’t want to write this at first. I thought it would be a waste of time. Well, here it is: So I finally turned 37 last month. Big deal. Three years before 40. So what? It’s just a reminder of...


Don’ get me wrong I let you do as you blab on exposing more of you You don’t know me, but that’s okay You only want to see certain things that go your way You think you’re all that so damn proud ...


If I had to write a love letter to a hero, one would not be enough. How come? This should be simple. Others might do this effortlessly. When people are asked to talk about their heroes, their ans...


Are you ready to be what you’ve always wanted like dreams inside your head instead of nightmares causing dread? Are you ready to get up and walk instead of inching a crawl to run faster to fly hi...


What makes one a best friend? The answers may vary. What I believe with what you do can be (and are) different. Some people believe that best friends always stick together, through thick and thin...


I know I haven’t been that kind not with tons on my mind I’m still back on my feet feeble but keeping up with these erratic beats I’ve been fighting so hard I’ve let them all break my heart It’s ...


Sometimes you feel like you don’t really belong here (wherever ‘here’ is.) You long for a place to be, where you feel accepted. Where you can be you without (at least too much) judgment. So you d...


Call me by my name Know who I am It’s my identity if you wish to speak to me It’s a simple request I believe it’s the best There’s a reason behind this Listen and you won’t miss Call me by my nam...


We all have met these people in big cities. Perhaps, at some point in our lives, we have been the same too. We all know them. They can be blood-related or friends. They can also be acquaintances ...


You keep forcing that old, rotten joke about how we keep quiet yet demand that we be understood Ha…ha…ha…! What a dork You think you’re such a riot when you’re just being rude Has it ever occured...


I never thought that I’d be writing something like this. The blessings of darkness? I must be losing my mind. How come darkness be full of them? Isn’t it supposed to be full of deadly, nasty thin...


A familiar sign You thought you’d seen the sun under the gloomy night sky that you’d break a smile Yes, he was beautiful, ‘though you were scared to be fooled again and again Before him, it had b...


This is nothing new. I get this question a lot. The answer won’t be short and simple, though. It’s more of one’s journey through writing. How does one write so much? Why? It may start off as a ne...