Jacob’s Room

In a sudden I feel grievous, looking up from page 44 of Jacob’s Room through the rain-strained window to the top of a leafless tree backgrounded by the cloudy sky of December the first. Fresh out of college with a mind full of ideology and ideas, with that body full of strength and energy, young men […]

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The Fall of THE Ivory Tower

It seems that he does not marry her because she is too smart. There should not have been such an unjustified phrase as ‘too smart’, for one surely cannot simply be ‘too smart’ without taking any conditions into comparison. But in this case it is not that she is ‘smarter’ than him. It is not […]

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Untitled #5

: Could you please stop coming to see me from this day on? : Why? – : Because I don’t like being used to something. Suggested soundtrack: Brittle with Sorrow by Dakota Suite

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Cigarette End

I breathed in that last burning breath and flicked its end onto the ground. I stamped upon it, but the fire was not extinguished. I stamped once again and pulled up my foot to see, it was still not extinguished. I miss you now, feeling that same fire burning inside my chest. I let you […]

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I Love You

Sorry readers, I cannot think of any better way to write this piece, because what overwhelms my body and soul at the moment is only these trite three words, eight letters to that one person: “I love you” Suggested soundtrack: An Amalgamation Waltz 1839 by Joep Beving

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Drunk

I sat on a sofa with my back leaning against it. My head tilted back, I was looking at the ceiling. Drunk. I carried a glass of memory of you on the rocks in my right hand. I was drunk by the memory of us. My friend poked my arm a while after, being afraid […]

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