Amazing how two people can find each other amidst and despite the noisy clutter in this world today. Even more amazing, how those two people can remain tethered to each other through firestorms of doubt, self-inflicted mind erosions and miles of unknown and unconquered terrain.
You slipped in. Somewhere between laughter, witty comebacks, age-jabs, whatsapp connections, long talks about everything and nothing, you slid into place. Settled in. To stay, it seems. Immovable. Braced against attempts to displace you.
I said goodbye. I chose my sanity. I picked self-peace. A forced crossroads of sorts.
When did I start to give in to that fear? When did that me that used to dance wildly in abandon disappear to? When did the fear suddenly become the guiding force in life. No apologies for being afraid, for to be afraid is human BUT to give in to that fear is cowardice. I […]