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A sad Farewell

14 Mar 2023 12 minute read 1 comment Diomedes

   Up in smoke. “Next Scott bangs on the door, all irate, yelling: “Is Nicky in there”. I answer the door. The mirror and lines are still on the table and Nicky is holding a napkin to her bleeding arm. Scott bursts in and sits at the desk, while I r...

Empathize and Sympathize

8 Jul 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Alther

Empathy and sympathy can be said to be very thin in meaning and the type of implementation. We unconsciously often mix the two things into a single unit in terms of meaning and usage. Especially if you are often faced with situations that are being f...

Poem: Big Enough For One

2 May 2019 1 minute read 4 comments bhmcintosh

Someone once told me that it "wasn't his job to care" about a mutual acquaintance's unfortunate situation, offering said position with such frankness, without a trace of meanness, that I was taken aback. I had assumed sympathy where there was none......