It would be me

Stillness. Silence.  And my heartbeat died, slowly pacing itself back to the emptiness. This time I had chosen myself.  Not you, not them, not her, not him, but me.  And the loneliness would soon come after.  But life would go on this way. When I had come into life alone, I shall leave alone too. …

Anesthetized at Heart

By Daniella Djiogan No sense of one’s self No feelings towards the (un)avoidable Embracing each day with unchanged expressions Placing no faith on those big dreams Moving with careless steps Immuned to other’s frivolousness Starring quite often at empty space Insensible of other’s disputes Taking each future with content Disinclined to pretend for relationships Oblivious…

I Don’t Shed Tears Because I am Strong

By Daniella Djiogan   I don’t shed tears Not for pity at least An occasional drop from laugher A stream flow from onions A medical droplet meant to improve my eye sight Those are tears shed along with tears from past sorrows . I don’t shed tears For fear of being called “weak” To avoid…

Peace Amidst Melancholy

By Daniella Djiogan   After happiness comes sadness A sadness without purpose A sprinkle of depression perhaps Wrapped in a face…lifeless Starring in emptiness With no purpose But peaceful in its way. Image Source: http://www.magic4walls.com/wallpaper/sadness-girl-umbrella-winter-sea-bridge-hd-wallpaper-26958.html

She Laments Her Loneliness With A Smile

By Daniella Djiogan She’s scared of the darkness She’s scared of being alone She’s sad, but not to the point of depression She knows that someday, all she values will leave her She tries to hold onto them with laughter, love, gifts But deep inside she knows one cannot escape destiny She knows her efforts…