Heightened

Heightened. Everything is heightened. Sadness becomes misery, Envy becomes resentment, Nostalgia becomes yearning, Anger becomes fury, Anxiety becomes panic, Fear becomes dread, Emotion becomes heightened. It climbs and climbs and climbs, until one day the emotion is gone. The emptiness arrives. A hole is created. The emptiness stays. It stays until the light is turned … Continue reading Heightened

27 Years

Warning: Contains dark themes. Brief mentions of anxiety, depression and suicide. What is it like to be happy? What is it like to be content? Are we ever fully either? Maybe the lucky ones among us are. The older I get, the more I am realising that being an ‘adult’ is not as it appears. … Continue reading 27 Years