Hello Hermit

I shouldn’t have done that: loiter on Facebook and trespass into everyone’s privacy (as if there is such a thing on the Internet): asking, begging, buying everyone’s attention so that I could burn a minute or two with somebody, anybody, and not feel alone.

I have become a joke to everyone I knew: a joke that people laugh at under their breaths, behind closed doors and closed windows, in the stillness of the silence after I have stood up and left the table, in the face of my much humiliated life.

I have become both an irony and a tragedy to them in the saddest, most exaggerated form and sense. I have turned into a cliche, a very unfavorable one, in which people turn at me and remember something that’s both depressing and ugly.

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