1.05.2014

Forward


I left my agitated state of hopping from one social media site to the other a few minutes before the clock struck twelve. The house was quiet and it supposed to have magnified the sound of blasting fireworks from the outdoors and trumpets being blown out of merriment. But at that moment it was as if silence rang much louder than all the New Year chaos combined.

I checked the time and only a minute remained of 2013. Tears that won’t fall down welled up in my eyes and it felt like I was having a dramatic end to an awfully dramatic year.

Then midnight came. Finally. The thought of it gave me much relief because finally, I can let go of it all… so that I could open my arms to something new.

We walked to grandpa’s house for the Media Noche. The air smelled of gunpowder and the smoke from fireworks covered the path in haze; it was as if a spell was cast and the past gradually disappeared, never to be seen again.




25 comments:

  1. wow, Irene. i never take new years seriously. but i'm glad that you've got your relieve. and i hope you can write a clean another 365 pages of adventure stories.

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  2. I know what you mean about last year Irene... normally I am not so into having a year gone... 2013 was a really rough year... I hope 2014 is a much better and happier year for you... for all of us...

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  3. I hope it will be a better year to all of us!

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  4. Happy New Year Irene... and I hope and pray it is much better than 2013 for all of us in many ways bringing in load of love and joy to each one's hearts and homes <3

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  5. I wish it was easy to let go of the bad memories as letting go a balloon. Irene, I hope 2014 be a fresh year with good feelings :)

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  6. Wishing you a blessed new year, Irene<3

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  7. ♥♥hugs youuuuu!

    http://ecrireautrement.blogspot.com/2014/01/calling-after-teens-time.html

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  8. 2013 was really rough year for me..but I believe 2014 will bring some good vibes :)

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  9. i like how you depicted your new year as something solemn :) happy new year irene! PS : i like the middle pic with the leaves/lights overlay :)

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  10. May 2014 be your year Irene. Happy new begginings! <3

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  11. I think you're the first blogger I've read that took New Years to heart. I wish I could so easily let go of the past year and start anew. I hope your 2014 will be full of love and bliss.
    XOXO

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  12. hugs to you. hope this year brings you much needed serenity. xx

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  14. That just one moment of letting go is tough, after that comes lightness, miraculously from within.

    I'm glad, with new year you could bury the past and move on, carrying faith in your heart.
    x

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  15. Beautiful photos, Irene! Here's wishing you a splendid 2014 full of joy and blessings!

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  16. a better year for all of us! ♥

    followed you on instagram, btw. :)

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  17. The new year is all about fresh starts. Definitely a time to look forward. Wishing you a very happy 2013 x

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  18. May this year gift you everything you ever wished for ... happy writing :-)

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  19. Finally, you said goodbye to 2013. It must be such a relief for you Irene. I wish you peace, love, joy, good health and deep faith for 2014, so this year gives you the opportunity to shine!
    Take care my dear.

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  20. I love the layout of your blog and your style :) X Anna

    www.fashionanna.com

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  21. A new year means a new beginning and a fresh start. It's definitely the best time to forget about the past and look forward to the future! I wish you all the best and happiness in 2014! :)

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  22. Happy New Year Irene :))

    Just blog hopped from Czarina Mae's blog hihihi XD

    Enjoy the rest of the day!

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