I remember that when I was young happiness was fleeting, but abundant, love was shallow, but surrounding, sadness was a concept I never understood and life was taken for granted. Now I'm older and have dreamt of death's door, I've swum in a sea of my own tears and swallowed the key to my own … Continue reading Youth

Toxic relationships: the lessons I’ve learnt

Toxic relationships are inevitable. Whether it's a friend, a family member, an acquaintance, a partner, or a dearly loved one, unfortunately they are bound to happen and are far too common in today's day and age. Among the sea of smiling faces and rays of sunshine are those who manipulate, control, humiliate, and twist others' … Continue reading Toxic relationships: the lessons I’ve learnt

I never loved myself

When I lost you, I lost myself. When I found you, I found myself. When I needed you, I needed myself. But when I loved you I never loved myself. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by Pietro Tenuta | Instagram

Dust of us

I thought you loved me. Little did I know that the chapters we wrote together were sitting in their volumes, pages yellowing and tattered, eaten by dust. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by @sparksflyidraw | Instagram  

Falling for you

I fear the tiniest things: heights tight spaces spiders criticism attention darkness yet I don't fear the fall when loving you. — An anonymous escape from life *** Art by @poetryncolor (Instagram)