On learning how to pet a dog

Growing up, I'm a little ashamed to admit, I've always been scared of dogs. Not because I ever had any kind of negative experience with any I'd known, rather, I used to be particularly fond of one from back when I wasn't old enough to have long-lasting memories of what and who I loved. I …

Fate & Lies

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/bb/17/62/bb17625c9c1b3c6ef4af38bc06405032.gif Source: Pinterest | Movie: Casablanca | Year: 1942 there's something about fatethat lends itself to questions of faitha belief that even the stars get lonelya balance too delicate to compel a little death thatteeters between the very strings of the universe. there's something about liesthat lends itself to waves of wantingwhere one, is never …

Misery loves company

I stood at a cliff, forlorn and emptywherein my strange mind happened to ponderthat life is an unending wait for doomsdaypunctuated by moments of rare chance laughter presented was I in my wild foraychronicled by an unlikely partnerwith eyes the colour of wave-like greyof steely resolve, of the sea beyond her with a child's wonder …

Paper Flowers

do you ever think of me, making paperflowers out of dusty sheets,piercing holes for stems that hold nowater, stapling wounds onbroken skin, getting ready to rid me ofany hope i had for us, did youever once realise that paper flowers,they last so much longer? ~ Apparently continuing with my origami theme from last time hehe.I …

Origami hearts.

Can't be a poet without a little heartbreak? Watch me as I channel my lockdown depression into some! I don't know when this turned into a sad piece, but hey, as long as it's self-inflicted.

Do you REALLY mean it when you ask ‘How are you doing?’

One of the most redundant questions that anyone will ever ask you is this - 'How are you doing?'. Four simple words, understood by anyone with basic familiarity of language. Four simple words, you've probably answered several hundred, thousand, seemingly a million times, without it actually going nowhere at least 95% of it. You probably …