Sciamachy by Shayma’a Ahmed

Sci·am·a·chy noun [sahy-amuh-kee]an act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy.

Go away!

You know I don’t like it when you say that.

Okay? So you don’t care?


Come on! It’s not worth your getting so upset about.

Oh yeah?

Please don’t be like that.

You just don’t get it, do you?

Get what?


She’s gone, I know. But there’s nothing you can do about it and..

Well aren’t you observant!

What I mean is doing this to yourself will not help you; you’ll only feel worse.

Maybe I want to feel worse.

No, you want to feel better but you think it’s easier to surrender because you’ve been fighting for so long and you’re tired.

I am tired – very tired.

Then perhaps you should rest for a while.

Yes. Rest.

Close your eyes, take a deep breath and just let go.

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