This is me thanking you

“Now, as I am reminiscing the past, I realized that I had to go through all those. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be this happy. I wouldn’t be this beautiful. I had to die just so I can blossom again — but this time, more beautifully.”

By ANONYMOUS

The first few days were the hardest. I had to chat and call every close friend, cry over the phone, beg each one to help and save me from all the pain. I couldn’t stop crying. Continue reading “This is me thanking you”

See me, hear me, feel me

“With your trust and love fading, deep within me is a heart that is badly aching. It’s your love and presence I am uncontrollably longing, asking when will this burden end?”

By MARLERY CAGULADA LANZADERAS

I’d finally confess,
I am constantly searching for your warmest touch and caress.
With your trust and love fading,
Deep within me is a heart that is badly aching,
It’s your love and presence I am uncontrollably longing. Continue reading “See me, hear me, feel me”

The moth and the flame

“As they flutter around the flame, and we wonder what will happen first: Will their flapping extinguish the light, or will they finally burn to death?”

By THOMAS G.M. SHARPE

They come in when the lights go on
At night, we like to light candles
We watch them, large in their muted beige finery,
Punctuated with black orbs, like eyes,
As they flutter around the flame,
And we wonder what will happen first:
Will their flapping extinguish the light,
Or will they finally burn to death? Continue reading “The moth and the flame”