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. [...]

Individuality

Individuality

For decades,  a heavy mist of imbalance has hovered over the relationship peak. A woman gets consumed by the man's domain effortlessly and loses her identity. It was called Being in Love. I call it the State of Oblivion. Walking down the hill, I track the footsteps of the ancestors and discover where the woman [...]

Sexless

Sexless

I am born to be bold, I cannot fidget because that means He has a reaction on me. Would I be human to ignore his scent far from where I am seated? I mean my cold wine is getting warm because my own blood wouldn't co-operate. He sinfully stands all scrumptious with his confident suit [...]

Keep your powder dry

Keep your powder dry

"Do I trust him/her?" A question we often ask ourselves whenever we have an encounter with other humans. We filter our stories whenever we are around them, we keep a minimal physical contact and even examine their good actions towards us. What we are doing at that moment in time is keeping our powder dry. [...]

Labor under assumptions

Labor under assumptions

Our minds are slaved away whenever we crop up with assumptions that we build our foundations on. The fly in the ointment with assumptions is that they are just hypothesis that have not been proven. This means after the labor, you may have been wrong the whole time or just got lucky. Miss Bella, from [...]