Out with the old, in with the new

Broken relationships are like old shoes.


You’ve worn them far too often till they are worn and torn.

The shine is gone, and the skin are falling off, and yet, you cannot manage to tear yourself away from them.

You know that they’re far gone, but they’re just too damn comfortable to throw away.

You’ve gone too used to them.

Held together by sentimental memories but it’s embarrassing to keep ’em going.

You want to make ’em last but you know there will come a time to throw them away.

You’ve tried repairing them once or twice till they’re beyond repair.

You keep them in the closet, but they’re merely taking up space.

Shoes just there, but can’t really be worn. Not too useful.

You try to shop around for a new pair. You see one you like, but it hasn’t been broken into yet.

Carefully, you try it on the store.

They’re a bit tight and the shoplady says that it’s only because they’re new.

You like how they look on you and you make the careful purchase.

At home, you try them on.

They hurt a bit.

They’re just too spanking new.

But you walk and they loosen up.

They fit you like a glove and you hippity-hop with your brand new wear. 🙂

And you look at the old shoes.

Full of many memories and yet, you need one more space for that shoe closet of all.

Finally, you let those old pair go.

And you start a new beginning with those spanking new shoes.

May we have the courage to buy and try new shoes again.


About Tina

I'm a forgetful person. But I think a lot. Every day, a lot of thoughts enter my head. That's why this blog came to be: first, to keep my memories alive through the years, and two, to actually see how I and my thoughts have changed. Please note that I seldom draft or edit my posts. Sometimes, if I'm not careful, I offend some of you, my readers. And while I apologize for making you feel uncomfortable, I am not sorry for being honest or for making well-intentioned mistakes. I will however be the first to admit if I change my mind. Hence, do read and proceed with caution. My life is as colorful and as boring as you make it. I complain many days, but offer some encouragement in others. Life is fluid, it changes. So keep the positives and throw away the negatives, and I do hope that at the end of the day, you will enjoy reading the blog and leaving comments here and there if my posts touches you. Happy reading!
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3 Responses to Out with the old, in with the new

  1. Leon Koh says:

    may I know if you are a lady?

  2. bonita says:

    I hope so…

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