The Heart Break We Can’t Forget

By Daniella Djiogan Words can’t mend this heart Sweet memories can’t cloud its pain Another’s heart can’t embrace its thorns A warm embrace can’t melt its ice Nothing can cure its illness Nothing….no one, but the one whose prints are left lurking. Image Source: Little Pony by go-grafix

The Wolf Cry

I wiped my tears off my face. Trying hard to breathe normally. Inhale, exhale. Yes, that’s it. Keep doing it until you breathe well again.  My nose stuffed, I was choked by my own tears, and my eyes burned. I could not put myself to sleep. Being vulnerable was something I always preferred to do…

Recalling A Fallen Friendship

By Daniella Djiogan We were close A pair…unbroken One which moved side by side Like enemies keeping close Always with a smile that mirrored our hearts To avoid any mistaken intentions. . We were true to this bond called friendship As we went as far as to call each other ‘sisters’ We truly tried to…

I am Still in Love with You

by Devina Gunawan How can I not be? You were the first one to love me without ever asking me to change. You were the first one to make me believe I was truly beautiful. And in many ways, you still are that person to me. We hurt each other. We broke, stabbed, shot each…

Why Optimism is Important

by Devina Gunawan Witnessing one’s world fall apart is a nightmare. Everyone fears living in the dark, being abandoned by loved ones, losing jobs, not being able to pay the bills, and not knowing what to do or what is going on. The most difficult thing to do is to see the light in the…