The Thing About Love

Here's the thing about love, it demands you to acknowledge it. It forces you to crave for it and spend your days daydreaming about finding the "right person". It makes you long for it with every fiber of your being, even though you know that the smarter choice in your current situation is to just … Continue reading The Thing About Love

Steps to a Better Me

Is it selfish of me to feel the tugging of my heartstrings whenever I see you happy with somebody else? I know that you still love me, and you know that I do too. I know that commitment isn't something that I can ask for, and I know that we both need to work on … Continue reading Steps to a Better Me

Hold onto me

Hold onto me. Because I never wanted to let you go. Hold onto me. Because I never wanted to say goodbye. Would you be able to love me like this again? When we were both still pure and innocent. When our love made the world go round. When you gave me a reason to live. … Continue reading Hold onto me

Review | The Awakening

We study "The Awakening" as a core text for English Literature. The short version of the novel is that Edna realises she cannot be fully herself while being in a relationship and loving somebody. The novel is set in 19th century America, where women are looked at as their husband's possessions and nothing more. They … Continue reading Review | The Awakening

An Open Letter

One day you will come to realise that to truly love somebody is to let go. It's to be unafraid of losing someone special in order for them to pursue their true happiness and learn more about themselves and what they want to do with their lives. Holding onto non-viable future plans would do nothing … Continue reading An Open Letter

18 Things Love is

Here are 18 things love is for me in 2018: Love is more than just the need to protect and make another person happy. Love is knowing where to draw the lines in order to benefit both parties. Love is more than just the excitement you feel when you see your partner's face. Love is … Continue reading 18 Things Love is

Brick Wall

A haiku; Brick Wall by Solaris Denali Brick by brick, I build Small little sunflowers bloom, Shrouded in darkness. It pains me, you see Yet no text nor call received. I peek, plead for you. You do not hear me Or perhaps you do, liar. Brick by brick, I build.   I like poetry. What … Continue reading Brick Wall