Saturday, July 11, 2009

That Dark Little Corner

I made a post using my phone, and it disappeared.


It was all about this little corner. The tiny little dark corner of your heart, right there. The one reserved for one memory, or one person...or one thing.

That unfulfilled need. Or desire. Or passion.

That dream you let go of, because you thought was impossible... and every time something reminds you of it, you get a heavy heart? Yes, that's the one. It's because the air in the dark little corner is pretty dense. Dense with discontent.
That potential relationship you never got yourself into, due to lack of certainty (that sounded very institutional economics-like!) belongs there as well.
And the life you never lived. Maybe.

I think my dark little corner is almost fully packed.

PS. I miss you.

15 comments:

Miss B said...

I miss you, too.

I owe you some words; my life has been unbelievably surreal lately, and that is my (poor) explanation for the lack of them.

It isn't too late, you know, to let in some light.

We'll talk soon. I promise.

Huge big all-encompassing hugs to you, sweetheart.

Maria-Thérèse said...

Well said. I'm careful not to put more things in my little corner but it's difficult when it has to do with other people...

Aya said...

The person you never was, and the one you never had, the life you never lived & probably never will.. .. ..

This all hurts a great deal.

I'm only afraid all what i've been in denial about would come out of the little dark room & eat me up someday.

Ice Queer said...

I loved this post!

Sanchez said...

Hello there, I was looking for a blog to read, and
this may not mean much, but I absolutely love your blog, I adore your writing, and your point of view never gets dull.

So thank you, I hope that your dark little corner doesn't always stay packed.

chicknamedhermia said...

Miss you too.
And *hug* ....I think you need it

bluevoid said...

I relate... very much..
my little dark corner is weighing me down.. and I'm not a big fan of gravity!

Maria-Thérèse said...

You don't have to miss me, I'm right here, in Sweden. Do I need to come and pull you out of your dark little corner?

Innate_Inanenuss said...

Hey Sara..
I love this post a lot n I kinda relate too...pretty eloquent and descriptive.

Salamtek...n hey can't just someone just light a candle in that lil dark corner of urs an help u move around these clutter crammed in it? I wish I cud do that..ya3ny make some room over there..

ps. I missed u too...at least on Twitter...been like a long time since ur last tweet..

:)))

in company with sparkles said...

My dark corner used to be in my mind constantly, and I'd feel guilty whenever I thought of it. I decided it wasn't worth it, and gave it to God and now I know I'm renewed. It doesn't have to bother me anymore (and it doesn't, though it still makes me sad).
Now it's only filled with smaller disappointments. That I know won't matter in a year.

thank you for posting this. it makes people think and talk.

love,
cait

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georgia b. said...

i've missed you here. glad you are back. this writing is some of your best. i love it.

hey, i tagged you over at jorjah-b today.

i hope you are well.

hugs.
g.

ali said...

So true.
You keep it there because you don't want to let go of it...in my case, him.

By the way, you are one of the winners of the art journals. Pop over if your still interested.

ali

ali said...

check out my post from July 10 and email me your address, so I can send you the summer art journal.

Farah said...

I have a lil something on my blog for you