Prose and poetry,  Relationships

everything is better when it’s new

new, beach, sea, blue, brown, poetry, love, relationships

that new car smell
a fresh pack of cigarettes
an unopened book –
newness makes us believe,
hope for something
than what we have
if that’s the case,
then why
do i crave
the familiarity of
your face
your gaze
your arms as they graze
against mine?
is overrated.
i long
for you
in the long

Ela is a twentysomething who is constantly getting stuck in self-destructive behavior and bouts of low self-esteem. She struggles with depression and writes to relieve herself of her feelings. Sometimes she even blogs about other things like makeup and positivity. One of her pieces was published in the Inquirer Young Blood in October 2017. She likes cats, dogs, and sometimes even people.

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