Thursday, March 8, 2012

Fallacy of confusing premises

You are not perfect. Far from that. 
Yet whenever I grow sick of the imperfection around, I instantly catch myself yearning for you.
 I...crave you, long for you, pine for you. 

After long intervals of not having given you or your memories any place in my thoughts,
 I think of you in a way that makes me feel like I had never abandoned your memories for a single second 
all this while. 

I am strong enough; enough to solve all my problems myself. 
At least when I feel I may not be up to it this time, I don't run to anybody with my problem. 
I keep the burden to myself. 
Yet the desire to hold you and cry in your arms in such moments is almost violent. 
I fervently feel the need to unburden myself- but not to anybody else other than you. 

They say there are no contradictions in this world. 
They say when you face a contradiction, check your premises for one of them must be wrong.
Which of my premises is wrong?

That you are not perfect? Or that I am not mad?


  1. It was wonderful to read. I especially liked the use of envoi.
    But it is perfectly normal to have cognitive dissonance,atleast where this emotion is concerned :)

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    1. fact it is this cognitive dissonance i believe that gives love its bittersweet nature. m glad u liked this one :)

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