Oh, the delicious smell of Autumn

There’s no question about it: Summer came to an end. We’re done with the high temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius, it barely gets to 23-24 degrees now. And I quite like it this way. Taking a walk through the city is more enjoyable and, instead of fighting off the heat, I can take my…

Going down the memory lane

Do you miss being a child, still living at your parents’ house? Sometimes, I do. I miss my room and the way it made me feel. It was my shrine, my own space, like another planet, as if it was someplace else away from the rest of the house. Entering my room was like stepping…

Graveyard

My head feels heavy with memories of the dead. I sink deeper into the pillow and close my eyes. Images from different space-times are flashing behind my eyelids. I suddenly get overwhelmed by the torrent of emotions that swirls through my body. When my grandmother died, almost 14 years ago, my whole world disintegrated. God,…

Forgotten monsters

It’s difficult to grasp how quickly the time passes. Even though time is only a measurement tool, its passage grows heavy on me. I can feel it in my bones, in the disintegration of my body. These days I keep getting unwanted visits from the ghosts of my past. My nights are getting submerged under…

Memories

If you stay still and listen closely you’ll discover that memories have voices too. And, as you feel the darkness closing in, you can hear their distinctive pitches. They can even speak different languages, sometimes languages that you didn’t even know existed. But, somehow, you understand. They float around you like those fragile soap bubbles…