Feeling low? Hard-done-by? Like life’s unfair? Nothing going right? You’re a total failure? Fat, unintelligent and ordinary? Boring too, perhaps? Everything you touch turns to shit? You’re waste of space? Well then, as the title clearly proclaims, I’m not going to tell you how to deal with this. Or how to become positive in life. Or how … More This won’t tell you how to be happy when sad
When everybody’s asleep and the big ball of flame in the blue roof above has gone into the blue-green ocean, I am alone. I am alone in my thoughts. There is nothing to distract me from me – no friends chattering away about inconsequential things, no strangers staring or judging me, no parents correcting me, … More Nocturnal wanderings of an ordinary mind
I live in a world where there is no magic, no miracles. There is no angel above my head or the devil waiting to cast me off to hell’s fiery depths. There are no majestic dragons the fires from whose mouths blind the Sun herself. There are no beautiful elves, the fair ones whose appearance … More Why I don’t live
You. You,there. No,not you. The one behind you. The one hiding behind the book. Yes,you. Why do you hide,child? Come out into the open. No? And why a no? You’re better where you are? No you most certainly are not! Wilting away at one place, standing there quietly,is that a way to live,child? No, come … More What is it,child?
Dear friend(s) I know you love me,I know you care. Last night,when I was unable to hold back tears, the tiny screen of my phone conveyed your love and softened the blow. And a few days before that,remember? When you called? Just then I had been rocking back and forth in agony and seeing your … More Open letter to caring friend
First rain. The drops fall on the windowsill. Little, small bundles of joy. The heat from the Earth rises up in waves and is driven away much as a shepherd gathers his sheep and moves to greener pastures when he knows all the energy in the Earth here has been sapped. The drops hit the … More First Rain. And childhood.