Things We Know By Heart

There are things we know by heart. Things that are so heavy to carry, and sometimes we try so hard to ignore them….

We pretend we are not aware of their existence; we look deeper when all we have to do is just look what is afloat; we ask questions just to escape the reality of what we know we can’t accept.
Sometimes I think this is the curse we have to live with: awareness. Of course we are aware, but we choose not to be.

I must confess sometimes its fun pretending not to be aware, and sometimes it’s a way of protecting ourselves from what we think is the harsh truth and therefore we tell lies to ourselves to keep us warm.

There are things I know by heart. And I have come to know them because I have lived through them with their consequences- that I…

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