Past & Present / Physical Appearances.

The Birth of Venus Sandro Botticelli, 1848 - 46. It's strange to revisit some parts of my past, because I try to close and then lock the doors completely shut. I tend to run away a lot. Two days ago, a friend of mine reminded me via phone call to send him some tips to…

Intimate Moments / The Rainbow.

Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow On White And Red) Mark Rothko, 1949. If I told you how much I love you, I think you'd believe it. I'm terrible with words, especially when there's urgency involved. I created a timeline and┬ápromised (more like expected, let's be real here) myself that I need to write and publish…

Unspoken Words / Unanswered Questions.

Love and Pain (also known as┬áVampire) Edvard Munch, 1895. I must admit that I've experienced a moment of weakness yesterday. Perhaps I have an allergy to opening up at times. Out of fear, out of insecurity, or simply because it's hard to expose myself - even to the people closest to my heart. I know…

When Presented with the Opportunity to Miss Someone…

The Kiss Gustav Klimt, 1907 - 08. ...point out his / her flaws if you knew that person was not good for you. I always miss the toxic ones the most. You know, the ones who have left me, or the ones who had whispered sweet nothings but still kept me so perfectly within the…

Obliteration as a Last Resort (and how this is completely, or even more than okay).

The Sea of Ice Caspar David Friedrich, 1823 - 24. Do you recall the split second between the moment when you slightly loosened your grip on that fragile object and the silence before the break? Starting from that specific brief wave of time, an overwhelming sense of emotion swallows all of us up, from dread…