Put me in a jar

Put a fragile label on top of it.

Keep me in your shelf.

And forget.

The things I have and the things I don’t have are almost identical, you couldn’t guess.

Together with the rope, keep me inside the jar for I haven’t really been able to completely let go of just about anything. I always hold on.

And the magnet, because I’m one of the people who always think about the two opposing sides. The good, the bad. And the end result is always nerve-wracking. Deciding which is better for the majority is not-so good, after all.

Might I say, throw me underneath the rubber bands since like them, I move in extremes. You can stretch me until you can and I will end up hurting the ones I’m protecting. Including myself, of course.

I’m a no good being. I’m always up to achieve the good that I forget to become better.

Forget to become better. Forget to feel better.


I’ve burned bridges here and there and always afraid to cross a new one, or even repair the old ones.

I feel like I should stop.

But I can’t.

Maybe it’s because of the hundreds of movies I’ve watched, providing false hopes that happy endings are indeed possible.

And even if they do exist, maybe they are just aren’t for me.

So until then, please put me in a jar.

Put a fragile label on top of it.

Keep me in your shelf.

And forget.


About Shayne Zalameda

Shayne Zalameda is Misstache. She adores eating, traveling, attending events, and watching films. She likes to omit adjectives and is fascinated with ironies. As much as possible, she tries to avoid the word "very". Sometimes she easily forget things. More on http://LeMisstache.com
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