S.A.V.E.

S.A.V.E. – Suicide Awareness, Voices of Education save.org When I began blogging and writing articles online or for print media, I started off as a fictional, creative writer with the aim of letting my mind run free. I used and still use my blogs as sites for showcasing my creative story-writing side but recently my…

Engineered (Game Over)

The planet was dying, and the people just watched. Shielded from reality by a blinding screen, a pinkie finger securely tucked underneath for support, and a worn out charging cord connected to the wall. Oceans, blue, for the most part, were sullied by plastic islands with no owners. Noxious fumes turned lungs orange. Glaciers were…

the f-word

Today was the last straw. For the past three months, he had been getting the worst of treatment because he turned out to be different than most people. The world seemed like a happy place, with things going his way most of the time. Childhood was the easiest because nobody really remembers the majority of…

… days are over …

I see her sitting by the stairs looking like she had just been crying. I had heard screams from their room earlier on but I was denied access so I just stood by the door waiting for it all to stop. This guy was new though, it wasn’t the one who usually came because he…

a year too late

My heart is pounding so loudly, I swear the taxi driver could hear it the entire journey. I didn’t pay attention to who the driver was, something I rarely do but in this case, I had more to worry about. In the trip to Robbie’s house, I kept wondering if I was late. Had I…

Wraith.

A special purchase. He looked at his worn leather wallet just like a homeowner before moving out. A sort of gratitude, and an epiphany: life (valuable) in the material world (fragile) is transient. In the same way, a wallet, relatively fragile, would only hold banknotes (valuable) for a moment in time. The opening till snapped…

kitchen counter note cont’d

No matter how much one may have hurt you, you never truly find inner peace until you actually know what went wrong. Even though sometimes the truth was not what we were expecting, he felt that it was better he hears her out. Still in his towel and having been standing by the door for…