Johnny: We both know that for us to be together, Continue reading
“Tell me 7 facts, things you know for sure”, she said as she smiled to him. Continue reading
A translated poem by Lee Moon Jae
“When you’re faced with something beautiful,
If you think of someone you wish was by your side
You’re in love.
When you’re faced with quiet scenery or delicious food
If no one comes to mind
You are either strong or really lonely.
In order to make the bell ring louder,
the bell must hurt more*”.
To make the bell peal louder, the bell clapper has to hit the bell harder (= hurts more). But no matter how hard you hit the bell, if the bell isn’t hollow inside, then no sound will come from it. The empty space or the void inside the bell makes bell sound possible. ~ The lonelier you are, the more human you become.
Tears streamed down my face and suddenly, I couldn’t speak, so I hung up and cried silently, nursing the beer glass. I didn’t even drink alcohol, but I figured I needed something stronger Continue reading
You’d have turned 26 today.
We had plans.
I don’t hate you for leaving me behind. Continue reading
This room was always his. Even when I moved in with him, it was always locked. Continue reading
Growing up a black child, I was no stranger to spanking, especially with Mama being the perpetrator. Continue reading