Progress

The past few months I haven’t really been writing much. I could go and write up a list of excuses, but that doesn’t really help anyone, least of all myself. Mostly I’ve been trying to work on myself and -to put it in the words of the minimalists– align my short-term actions with my long-term […]

Vanquished

The battle is over. Even demonic ghosts cannot be fought and all that’s left of you, my demon, is a ghost. The how and when hardly matter, all I know is you have been vanquished allowing me to someday find peace. What’s left of you are scars and patchy memories which will fade with time. […]

Swim, little duckling

Swim, little duckling, keep your head high and you will be alright. “Why?” You ask. Because your mother does, and your father, and their parents before them. You don’t understand it. It’s exhausting. It hurts. The water fights you, tries to pull you down. Splashing in your face and getting you soaking wet. You fall […]

Key

You; Intelligent but insecure. In need of near constant affirmation. Unconfident but wanting not to be. Heavy in all the right places. Intense Me; Also intelligent. Sure of who I am, I think. Confident around others, not so much when we’re alone. Too flimsy for your liking, too sturdy for my own. You; So much […]