the thing about life

life is too unpredictable to be complacent, and too beautiful to have to waste time burying regrets. we often wander around wearing masks that cloak our personalities, and speak in tongues that betray our authentic opinions. we settle for less because we want to please strangers and acquaintances, and cater to the envy, spite, gas-lighting … Continue reading the thing about life

hostage

i've been treading the path i've been taking at gunpoint but it's only now that i realise it's you that's been holding me hostage all this time. i would have traded my smile for yours given up sleep wasted away idle hours in your company obsessed over anything and everything with you sacrificed the rewards … Continue reading hostage

he traded us

he loves drinking and the drink seems to love him; no care it seems neither has for the world. he traded his wife's love for the one of a bottle, gambled away his kids' love to the off licence corner shops; more loyal to the alcohol than to his work schedule alas it seems no … Continue reading he traded us