November’s end

Time continues to fly faster and faster as if yesterday never existed. I didn’t even have a chance to enjoy October, I don’t know where November went. I wanted to enjoy some time outside, walking around the city, spend some time in the fresh air, but my routine remained constant. I needed some time alone,…

Loneliness – a pain in the neck or a blessing?

Studies show that people who have many social connections are generally happier. There’s a natural longing for connecting with other people, especially surrounding ourselves with people sharing the same interests. From the beginning of time we lived among others. It was essential for our survival, easier to protect and fight for our lives when we…

Quiet and still

I feel the need to stay quiet, not utter a single word. I want to stay still, so still you’d think I’m made out of stone. You wouldn’t even hear me breathing. I don’t want to answer to any questions, I don’t want you to tell me anything. I don’t want your company. My legs…

Solitude

“Loneliness, she mused, is like hunger; it isn’t outside but inside oneself. To be lonely, she thought, is to sense that one lacks something, something vitally necessary, but what she knew not.” (Eiji Yoshikawa – ‘Musashi’) The light begins to fade away, leaving room for the darkness. It’s been raining continuously since yesterday and the…