Tag Archives: Heartache

Two Love Letters

I wrote so many letters to the man whose existence in my life was an outward curse but an inner blessing. Two of them, separated by almost a year of suffering, punctuate and chronicle the evolution of my feelings for … Continue reading

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A Late Review of 2019

So much has happened since I last wrote to this blog. The year that passed came heavy with difficulties and heartache, and although I felt the urgent need to unburden, I was frequently torn between the need for brutal honesty, … Continue reading

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The Need For Closure

I have been silent on the blog, and it is less from lack of things to say and more from having too much weighing on my heart. Just as the clouds lifted over my working life, a huge sadness cast … Continue reading

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Your Final Gift

Love is not measured in minutes or days. If I added up all the moments I spent with you they will be one or two days at most. Yet I grieve your absence from my life, like a widow who … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

I always dreaded a chance meeting with my imaginary lover. When this happened in the past, I used to get a terrible adrenaline rush, my heart raced uncontrollably and my leg muscles twitched and trembled in a fight-or-flight reflex. I … Continue reading

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Fixed at the Edges but Broken at the Centre

The past few weeks have been some of the most difficult in my working life, and the show is set to continue, during a year that is extremely heavy on conference and meeting schedules. I am heading my small unit … Continue reading

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My Displaced Soul

Fragments of my heart are still floating around. On the internet cloud somewhere, a love letter that he rejected, or refused to read. Half-finished posts, about tender moments, half-lived. I can almost believe now, they were imagined. slivers of paper, … Continue reading

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His Poisonous Arrow

A lazy and careless remark that he threw at me has found its mark. Like a poisonous arrow with delayed effect it hurt me deeply. When he belittled what I felt from him and invited me to fall in love … Continue reading

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That Friday..

A split second glimpse shatters my outward resolve My soul is still yours ! I see it is you, less with my senses but more in my every cell My heartache revives, for a brief chance encounter a lifetime of … Continue reading

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For Your Eyes

For your eyes what my heart suffered and what it will, And for love what is left of me and what is gone. I have never been one to let love into my heart, But whoever gazes into your eyes … Continue reading

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