Tag: emotions

Anesthetized beating heart

Whoosh, whoosh, whoosh Pitter patter Inhale, exhale The earth is turning, tilted at a high speed Mind racing Eyes darting Heart pounding Yet, it’s all numb Not a single feeling Emotion long gone Anesthetized beating heart in icy veins Nothing matters For none of it is real

Turn the sound down

This year has been an exercise in turning the sound down. Ignoring the noise. This much-needed exercise for me has been at the personal, professional, and societal level. Earlier this year, a dear friend tried to calm me down by telling me to ignore a particular person who […]

Swiss cheese and molasses

Sometimes a phrase stays stuck in one’s head. A phrase runneth over. A phrase on repeat. Today, it was a random phrase of swiss cheese and molasses. I kept repeating that phrase to myself. Swiss cheese and molasses. It captures my life perfectly right now. There are so […]