Can we just stop pretending for a second?

It’s okay to cry, it doesn’t mean you’re weak.
It’s okay to bring down your walls, not everyone’s gonna hurt you.
It’s okay to stop the “I don’t care in the world” act, it doesn’t mean you’re vulnerable, it means you’re human.
It’s okay to give yourself a break, you deserve it, after a long time of being stressed.
It’s okay to tell him you love him, it’s better than leaving it unsaid.

In response to :Pretend

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Even a Zombie Needs Clarity

I long for the days when my life was as clear as the sky, as blue as the deepest parts of the ocean, and as colorful as a rainbow. But now? Where am I? What am I?

Now, I’m a zombie barely trying to make it through the day. Having the same routine. Eating my own brains out by overthinking.

And now, all I do is wonder. Would I still see the world for what it is and not what I think it is? Will I feel again? Would I stop being tired? Will I be human again?

My response to: Clarity

I woke up falling. Not falling from my bed but off a cliff. I’m screaming but I can’t seem to hear my own voice.  I can see the rocks where I might hit and head and die from the sudden impact.

No. I don’t want to die—at least not yet.

I don’t want to live an unlived life. There are still a lot of things to see; many things to learn; many people to meet.

Now, I’m closer to the rocks. Perhaps, a few more seconds.

And everything turned red—red from my own blood. Continue reading