The Lonely Walker

by Devina Gunawan Perhaps it was pride. Perhaps it was the last bit of myself I would like to save. Perhaps it was my unwillingness to let my walls down. Perhaps it was all of them. But when people asked, “Why did you never tell us about your problems?” I could only shrug. I had…

When Judgment Fails You

by Devina Gunawan There are some people out there who will kill you slowly. There are people out there who will be the closest souls to you just so that they can suck the life out of you. They are everywhere. Like virus. And you can never run away from them. You buy their charms.…

When I’m Gone: My Limitations

by Devina Gunawan Featured image by Johannes Karundeng We are social creatures. We are bound to rely on others, to fear, to love, to hate, to trust, to lie, and to be social. We can’t function without others. That’s a lie. Because if you take yourself out of the equation, you’ll see how your existence…

A Reminder to a Broken Heart

by Devina Gunawan Love is full of mystery. One day you find yourself head over heels, hopelessly in love with someone. The next day you find yourself doting on someone else. Some days you believe you have found your one true soul mate. Some days you get your heart broken. Some nights you cry in…

On Defying Gravity

by Devina Gunawan Featured image by Johannes Karundeng I have always believed in fate. In destiny. In stories written in the stars. I have always been a believer. There is magic, there are miracles, and there is a God. I laughed when I was watching Cinderella the other day, because as the mother believed in…