poetry and prose
drawing and painting ( watercolor)
La Douleur Exquise IIILa Douleur Exquise IIILa Douleur Exquise III by seikiunne11
Marcato Legato Staccato
I should never have come here.
I totally, utterly regret coming here.
It only took me one look at the entrance of the gallery to know I should never have come back to this city.
Why didn’t I look at the brochure before coming here?
Why didn’t I have any idea that this would happen?
Why, of all the people in the world, did it have to be about me?
The barista handed me a brochure to a museum nearby. He suggested I make a quick visit as it would probably be useful for me as a writer. And I, in my curiosity, paid heed to what he said, but never got the idea to open and see what was showcased in the galleries. I only looked at the front, a big photo of the museum and several titles in languages I didn’t want to mentally translate, and at the back, the map and the contact details of the museum.
Walking to the concierge I was surprised to be greeted in a far more cheerful way than what is apt f
La Douleur Exquise IILa Douleur Exquise IILa Douleur Exquise II by seikiunne11
Glissando contro Portamento
I never imagined I’d be back to this country. The first time I came here I was a silly, naïve girl, full of dreams and ambitions. I was an apprentice in training; I came to study and work at the same time. And now I come back with my degree, successful in a way but still so much to achieve. But I’ve also become a grumpy stressed-filled career woman. The only rest I get is when I drop in dead sleep after a day’s mental exhaustion. There’s a lot of perks being an established writer: academic recognition, money, indescribable privileges, and of course getting to see the world.
I just wished I never lost the old me; maybe I’d be more appreciative of what I have now. Maybe I won’t be this pessimistic of everything and everyone around me. Honestly it was a contributor to my success, never trusting anyone. I focused on what I have, what I can do, never
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