She’ll cry and wonder what went wrong * Poor Girl * Maya Angelou

You've got another love and I know it Someone who adores you just like me Hanging on your words like they were gold Thinking that she understands your soul Poor Girl just like me. You're breaking another heart and I know it And there's nothing I can do If I try to tell her what … Continue reading She’ll cry and wonder what went wrong * Poor Girl * Maya Angelou

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A planet called Treason * Orson Scott Card

If you haven't read this book already, I recommend you find it and you read it. Even trying to summarize it for others will make you look like a total weirdo! This book here is sci-fi in all its glory - an alien price of super strength and regenerative abilities grows a pair of boobs … Continue reading A planet called Treason * Orson Scott Card

The sadness of impermanence – Mono no aware

Mono no aware (物の哀れ), literally "the pathos of things", and also translated as "an empathy toward things", or "a sensitivity to ephemera", is a Japanese term for the awareness of impermanence (無常, mujō), or transience of things, and both a transient gentle sadness (or wistfulness) (Wiki).  The beauty of impermanence is in allowing some optimism over the … Continue reading The sadness of impermanence – Mono no aware

Déjeuner du matin * Jacques Prévert

This beautiful piece of poetry talks about the little habits of a morning breakfast, the pieces that make life so cosy and beautiful. The end of the description ends with him leaving and her catching his head in his hands and crying. Underneath it all, it was the hidden desperation of being left during the … Continue reading Déjeuner du matin * Jacques Prévert