ailment (n).

162200024049953772_3RB5sn9V_cThere is an itchy ache that comes with leaving even the smallest thing unsaid. It is in your throat at first, just slightly, just enough to notice the discomfort, and then leaks into your forehead, the parts of your face that carry tension and worry. One may think they can simply cough it out and away but they cannot; they can only spill and flood, and then, if poured without reservation, they may have some peace and quiet on their insides, just enough to get a little rest.

Posted on December 31, 2012 and filed under the word project-.