My Blood

My Blood

Right in front of me stood the house that held all the childhood memories I learned to embrace; the good and bad until a door opened and I made a quick escape. My husband consoled my mind, but my feet detained me. All I could say is, 'Why don't we stay in the car for [...]

Overboard

Overboard

I could see a vivid outline of the rain puddle the Friday evening. With no raincoat and umbrella, I searched for refuge from him. On his arrival, I was caught off guard when I opened the front door opposite the driver's seat and saw her with her bubbly smile, eyeing me from head to toe, [...]

Listen

Listen

Hey Ladies, Commuting home one evening, this November, I randomly thought about how people find themselves sinking fast in bad relationship quicksand. And since I'm in the female squad, it was very easy to  dodge down these advice for the ladies, but men if you relate please take a bite off it too. 1. NEVER COMPROMISE [...]

Distance

Distance

There comes that awkward moment when you are in a relationship, yet you don't feel like you are in one. One reason, that is worshiped to never work, is long-distance. Relationships are created for connection and sharing time with one another. With distance, not so much happens. We now have Internet to create the illusion [...]

Torment

Torment

The choking smell of cigar and liquor tiptoes towards me at the main entrance of the house to warn me of his bad mood. The rot and musty smell in the kitchen confirms another hungry night. I fixate my eyes on the bedroom door and calculate how many steps I need to take to maintain [...]

His rebound

His rebound

I trudge along the city of the Haves and Have-Nots minding my steps, oblivious to my incoming calls. Shaded leaves create a concoction of yellow, orange and brown as my 'red' carpet, welcoming a gloomy soul drenched in sorrow. The darkness hides my bleary-eyed face with my eyes glazed with a glassy layer of tears. [...]