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How to Say Goodbye Forever

To a friend, who’s going international and not returning, to clarify. And the short answer is, you can’t. If you know it’s the last time, you’ve just got to look at them and try and make yourself remember this moment a little better than it remembers everything else, but it can’t really. You have to live…… Continue reading How to Say Goodbye Forever

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Rosie Chai

It’s warm inside which is lucky because it’s cold outside, because the sky’s realised it isn’t summer anymore and maybe it’s sorry for that heatwave which lasted for weeks. There’s smoke in the sky because all the fires are burning and one day we’ll be sorry for that pollution which lasted for centuries. But I…… Continue reading Rosie Chai

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De Payser

Less dire than a danger zone, more existent than the friend zone. I’m talking, of course, about the comfort zone. As a young kid, you live without inhibitions or expectations, an unstoppable combination. As you age, you develop a comfort zone. With age, you might train yourself to leave your comfort zone; to remold and stretch…… Continue reading De Payser

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Skype Call

We talked on skype which was quite nice although it really wasn’t the same. it made me realise you’ll visit but you’ll never quite be back. and we’re doing good things and growing into adulthood’s big shoes, but all the world is sand and every situation rushes through my fingers and from my grasp. you…… Continue reading Skype Call

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Don’t Save the Princess

Do not rescue the princess. Her doors lock from within and her hands are not bound, linked there beneath her chin.   Do not rescue the princess. her hands not bound, but clasped, not gagged, but keeping secrets, For help she has not asked.   Do not rescue the princess, By her the dragon has…… Continue reading Don’t Save the Princess

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Not a Business Person

I say ‘sitting, looking at a blank page and waiting for inspiration doesn’t work’. And I believe it, even though I still do it. You just have to get something, anything, down. The first thing that comes to mind. That’s what I’m doing. I probably don’t need to explain myself every time. People know what’s…… Continue reading Not a Business Person

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A Stone Staircase

If the world isn’t flat, maybe it has steps and if everyone is making their way up and down the steps then one person’s triumphant step up is another’s stumble down. so when a person trips, and slides to their rock bottom, it may be higher or lower than another’s rock bottom. one person’s suffering…… Continue reading A Stone Staircase

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Dear, 365 Days

Write yourself a letter and post some perspective. Write to yourself in a year’s time, and don’t look at it again until that time. Share your thoughts and ideas, and you’ll be able to reflect on that progress or lack thereof. Most of all, I recommend mentioning what’s stressing you now. More than likely, in…… Continue reading Dear, 365 Days