Hush, baby, hush

Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata – First Movement The date is 28th of April. The weather is nothing but hot and humid. We step on the first stones to cross to the other side of the mountain. The bus left us by the grassy roadside, where the old and rotten wooden board with the wasted words, […]

One Sentence Story #1

You said you liked my hair, so I shaved it.

#slow dance

#slow dance

Let’s keep it on the level When I walked away from you I turned my back on the devil Turned my back on the angel too Leonard Cohen, On The Level Inspired by a true crime story in Binh Duong, Vietnam. Please sit down, the investigator says while pulling out the white-grey chair. An overwhelming […]

#Conversation

#Conversation

You look better than the last time I saw you, she says, your dark circle seems to be improving. And here I sit, in the chair that is too familiar with me. I sometimes wonder if the chair would hate having someone sitting on it constantly. I wonder if it hates me. The cushion is […]

#what are you thinking?

#what are you thinking?

So, how are you feeling today? The counselor in the white blouse asks. I find it hard to concentrate on an appropriate answer as his cheap, toned-down blue T-shirt creates an immense border. The border between trusting him and trusting me. The border between being saved and wallowing in the same sort of routines until […]

#darling, is it raining where you are?

#darling, is it raining where you are?

See, it’s raining again. My darling is sitting by the windows opening to the glass house garden. I call her my darling because her presence has taken over my life and my will to live since a year ago when I saw her for the first time in the supermarket. I asked her where she […]

#will you just decide

#will you just decide

Gloria, will you just decide Gloria, there’s easier ways to die. – The Lumineers, Gloria He throws the glass at me. It is the tenth time this week. I think it’s still nice compares to the last time when he throws everything at me twenty times in a week. Get out. I don’t want to […]

#4. I don’t mind

#4. I don’t mind

I said I don’t mind not the pain nor the unstable legs and the scars piling up, as if life had a grotesque scheme against me. But then, you just have to look at me and ruin it all with your tears. How could you not mind, you say. The silent tears turn sunflower fields […]

#3. What have you done to yourself?

#3. What have you done to yourself?

What have you done to yourself? Well, baby, I guess I have too much freedom. I’m privileged with the right to hurt myself, And the pain is keeping me sane. Baby, when everything is gone Except the dark, The open wounds and the blood Remind me of you. What have you done to yourself, you […]

#2. Melancholy

#2. Melancholy

I should really stop that habit What habit? Falling in love with everyone And anyone Who shows a little bit of interest in me. I should try to stop being so lonely And melancholy. I guess this is what you meant When you say love’s not for me. I don’t know since when the audience […]