One Day

One day they will have accomplished their lives and lie next to each other 6 feet deep, lulled to sleep by the melody of Mother Earth, and drawn out of it by their Father into a brilliant world where they will stand, side by side, awash in white light. Luminescent.

Now, however, in this moment, right now: he whispers a final “goodnight”, teetering on a laugh as if something is funny. Maybe there is something funny. She never really knows, and probably never will.

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Artwork by Emiliano Bastita

Right now she presses her head against his chest to listen to his heartbeat and slow down her own, but one day she will be looking out to the sea, standing on the shores of Prince Edward Island. Continue reading “One Day”

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Satisfy

Beauty is about satisfaction. Its like food – everyone has different tastes, and everyone can only take so much of it before feeling sick to the stomach. Can you compare apples and oranges? Not really, even though it’s now an age old question.

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The thing about you is that you aren’t quite beautiful, you’re strange. Interesting. Odd. Confusingly – exclusively – intriguing. And because you’re so strange, people don’t know what to make of you. Looking at you, I can never get enough; you’re just one of those people I can look at forever and never be satisfied, not get sick to the stomach. Because what the hell am I looking at? Who are you? Why can’t I stop experiencing you? Why can’t I tear my eyes away from your face without wanting to get one more taste? One more bite? One more, one more, one more.

Beauty is about satisfaction. But you – you are about somethin’ else completely.

You’re about to change me forever.