Kyaw Min Htin28 February 2017
My partner and I have been together for three months now. He sometimes asks me to tell him about my childhood, and every time, without fail, I’m confronted with gaping years of blankness. There are few stories I can recount from ages one to thirteen – many of them are violent and triggering, and recounting them would be like clicking open a screamer video unwittingly.
and you find yourself defenceless.
Imagine you’re casually flying your spaceship through the solar system. You zoom past Neptune, the final planet, and keep going until you reach the edge of the Milky Way galaxy. But your journey doesn’t stop here. Your engines continue blazing and soon you’re engulfed by the intergalactic medium. Far away from any star, planet, galaxy or galactic cluster
“Would you like to know more about our city?”
CONTENT WARNINGS: terminal illness, sexual assault mentions of rape.
I did not tell my mother that I would be meeting X (who I met online) and I don’t intend to.
“You are to me what salt is to wounds”.
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