Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Hero's Journey of the Average

If you asked me, the "coming of age" portrayed in fiction with great adventure or great tragedy never happened to me. Yet, I am an adult with adult feelings, adult worries and the habit of falling into depression over the state of the world and the fact that the holier-than-thou title of "adult" means nothing - ABSOLUTELY NOTHING - unless you understand it .
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Sunday, 9 June 2013

Sometimes I Think I'm Crazy

Sometimes I like to sit and watch dust particles float in rays of sunlight. The activity is relaxing since no demands are made of my scant mental faculties or the muscles rusty from lack of movement. I do not even have to shift my eyes. The dust particles just float there, seemingly phasing in and out of reality as they do in my perception. I have been feeling much the same lately.

Friday, 24 May 2013

The Sweet Tooth

I have an affliction known to many as "a sweet tooth".

A sweet tooth

A sweet tooth

Much like the way arthritis sets its sights on joints and madness settles in the mind, my affliction, a sweet tooth, takes root in a single tooth. Really? I am quite certain it is not just a single tooth in my mouth responsible for the strong attraction I have to sugar-laden treats. If anything, my teeth are the ones who will suffer the most.

Their enamel will be stripped and when that happens, I will also be joining in with their pain-filled screams. My teeth quake in fear that one day I might forget to brush them clean of the toxic-to-teeth debris.

Wait. If my teeth already quake...