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Tag: Journey

Existence

These days of isolation have exposed my critical flaws. I spent time reflecting, seeking to understand who I am—my state of being still undefined. I wish that I took the […]

Detached

There is a dark rift between us. It forces our journey along a circular path—footprints from the weight of frustrations. We struggle to bridge the gap. Once, we reconciled our […]

Learning Curve

I have spent my life surviving. In my childhood, I ran from bullies, endured ridicule, and studied to keep my parents happy. As an adult, I served during the Persian […]

Reboot

Fifteen years ago, I wrote a screenplay—my first project as a writer. I submitted it to a few contests and a couple of agencies and received an overwhelming rejection. I […]

Relationship

He wrote something personal; scribbles of incoherent ramblings. She stumbled upon the sans script and immediately felt connected.

Shadows

I’m afraid of the things lurking around the corner. Their presence identified by ominous shadows. I’m frightened of my inability to survive the onslaught. There is nothing but the impending […]

Process

Her heart pines for another opportunity to change the way she feels, accepting what has happened and wishing it never did. A sweet remembrance and forsaken chalice, her thoughts sink […]

Unmended

I walked along the dusty path; I lost my sense of direction. I crossed many boundaries, quietly and unnoticed. There were so many broken fences along the way—too many for […]

End of the Line

We have reached a turning point, but there is no change to the story. Every moment is negligent escalation and tortured minds. Soon, we will run out of our meager […]

Penniless Thoughts

I often think of the future, and I am unable to sleep. I wish for monumental change—hypocrites painting pictures of their lesser evils. We cannot feel our tears because of […]

Saving Plan

As a teenager, I took jobs from warehouse/truck loading to fast-food. During that time, my mother took a portion of the money I earned and put it in an envelope. […]

Depleted

Summer sunshine, unable to brighten this darkened room. I am listening to the muffled breathing. My battery died, I’m unable to provide the time. Hope is unable to restore the […]

Context

For so long, I did not understand the resentment. I thought my efforts to improve appeared subtle, so I worked hard to make them prominent. You only noticed the flaws; […]

Desperation

We were free to go wherever we chose, without restrictions, until the 21st century. Fear and death came from the sky; then, we gave away our privacy for security – […]

New Normal

Politicians gave us the plague and broke our economy—a new population of the sick and the shut-in. The language of fear changed from ‘unprecedented’ to ‘asymptomatic.’ We should have sold […]

Damaged Days

I lie awake at night, unable to sleep. I have never felt the weight of chaos this immensely, so much time wasted in isolation. Now, I’m waist-deep in tragedy; the […]