The words coming out of your mouth... they don't match. It's like watching your favorite show, but it's lagging. The words don't correspond to the words that you hear and you're left feeling stunned and just so confused, all the while waving your hands in the air because the words you're hearing have just spoiled [...]



Apology accepted. Nothing changed. I sat there, paralyzed and struck with a sinking feeling, as I realized that it never had the power to change anything in the first place. I had put my hope in a false vessel and now it was cracking at the base. Desperately scooping up water with my hands, only [...]


He sat there, fragile. Lip quivering, eyes welling with tears, he looked at me with pure confusion and longing. I shouldn't have left him there. It was cruel. I knew that he couldn't fend for himself and that he would forfeit in a heartbeat. He was too stupid, too pure, too naive to survive in [...]