futility of hope

a little birdie told you oncenever trust the early showersto get to really know someonedetach from the life that you call 'ours' progression = dispossessionof what you gained in the pastdiscard your first impressionsthey aren't meant to (be) last your next-door misanthroperages against all optimism you know& together with the futility of hopegives rise to …

The Joy of Rereading.

• Rereading is like coming home after a tiring, trying day to curl up by your favourite spot, doing nothing but watching a cascade of blanketed layers of rain patter down on everything that dares turn its nose up at the greying-at-the-edges clouds (old, but pregnant with purpose) as the downpour brightens everything up with …

Is it really that bad to be selfish?

"No one who wants something from life can be completely selfless. If they seem selfless, they're either

a) extremely cunning, and thus good at maintaining the façade,
b) extremely stupid, or
c) simply naïve."

Casa En El Aire – Arevalo lyrics (Spanish to English Translation #01)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHF57-Ia-cE Kicking off a new project under the blog, where I try to translate Spanish music into English, purely in order for me to revise the Spanish I've learnt before it completely vacates my otherwise empty brain. Also because it annoys me how most websites creating such translations first post the entire song in Spanish, …

Photograph

"Photographs are fake" she says, as she shreds the last remaining vestige, the last remaining reminder of what apparently was, what maybe could have been, what was crafted by the shrewd excuse for a photographer that was their neighbour, who had no doubt heard the screams at nighttime and at daytime and at any waking …