Life As A Writer

Michael Daaboul. 26 y/o from Australia/Melbourne. Digital Designer & Creative Writer.

Writer: A relationship filled with love, he dies and she was looking forward to spending the rest of her life with him. So years go by and she moves on finally, gets married and has kids but she still misses him every day and wonders what it would have been like if he was still alive. I don’t know, maybe to hold him for one more time, to feel that happiness once again.
Excerpt from 60 Thousand Words In 3 Sentences By Michael Daaboul

Show Me the Stars and Inspire Me

Optimist: Tell me, what are you doing?
Pessimist: Nothing, hate this world.
Optimist: Why are you sitting there complaining about everything?
Pessimist: I don’t know. Don’t feel like doing anything, just want to sit here.
Optimist: You're sitting there doing absolutely nothing while the rest of the planet is moving ahead of you!
Pessimist: Yeah well, let the world move ahead, I don’t really care.
Optimist: How did you fall so behind?
Pessimist: You tell me. Nothing ever works out for me. It’s so fucking frustrating! Bloody hell!
Optimist: Ha, are you listening to yourself?
Pessimist: No.
Optimist: All you did was sit there, thinking it will all just unfold in front of you.
Pessimist: What do you mean? Yeah, I’m waiting for a break or something.
Optimist: Well, it's not going to happen.
Pessimist: I’ll just sit here then.
Optimist: You have to push to make progress. You have to do stuff you know? Learn new things, think about what’s not working out and coming up with solutions!
Pessimist: Who has time for that? Sounds like too much effort.
Optimist: Look at the alternative, you could just sit here and sound like you have no life left. No one wants to know someone so miserable. No one cares you know, you have to do this.
Pessimist: Yeah, well, whatever.
Optimist: COME ON!! You're better than this! This is not what life’s about you know. Come with me.
Pessimist: Why, where are we going?
Optimist: Show you what’s it like to become inspired. I’ll show you a place where stars are born!
Pessimist: Huh, space?
Optimist: Sigh, YES, space, LET’S GO!
Pessimist: Okay, okay.
Anonymous asked:
Thank you for always answering my now probably creepy daily "asks", Mike! Is it okay if I call you Mike? It's so amazing to read what you have to say now that it's directed to me and my curious musings. I hope you fall (all in) in love again.. Or if you already are.. Then please don't ever stop what you're doing now. Thanks for making this world a nicer place. PS If you ever get stabbed, in the heart or whatnot, my medical assistance is always free for you. ;)
Anonymous asked:
Once! You've fallen in love ONCE and look at the person you've turned out to be. It's true though.. If you knew then what you know now, maybe it would've "worked out" and the Joyeuse wouldn't have been pushed through all the blood-filled chambers of your hungry heart. But darling,look at you now. Look at the way you've turned that massacre into something so painfully beautiful. It's like flowers grew out of the stab wounds she left,leaving gardens of scars and bruises you're not ashamed to hide.

The Darkest Ashes (From My Broken Body)

And I have declared that feelings are first
I hope you pay attention to what matters
As with the small things will never kiss you
And a fool will never see you through

If my body approves and my kiss a foresight of fate
With all the falling petals
That came from the flowers I sent
There’s no wisdom greater than
My heart’s beating torment

I have declared that feelings are for me and you
And if you decide to not love me so I will not love you
For everyday you do is another day I have forgotten you

I have reached up to the moon
The dead stars and the curious black crow
I have put my hand through fire
And saw the darkest ashes
From my broken body

And as far as I can reach to the unknown
I am carried by the dashing aching wind
Feeling your flaccid hands that brings me back to you

And here I am again curious by your heart’s decay
Of not loving me anymore but you insist I should stay
And little by little I will wander away

Anonymous asked:
You're welcome, Michael :) now it makes me wonder.. Just how much heartbreak could a person ever go through to be able to write as beautifully as you do? How many times have you ever fallen in and out of love? I know this is cruel to say, or even think, but I'm glad you've had your heart broken just enough (or too much) because all of it led to all of THIS: your poetry, you words. <3
You make it to the birthday party and you don’t tell her what has happened. You’re exhausted, you just say you had a busy day at work, she will smile and she will never know what extent you went through to make it perfect for her.
Excerpt from First Impressions By Michael Daaboul
Don’t capture my heart when you don’t want to keep it. Don’t consume my mind when I’m not the one consuming you. I don’t want to think about you, when I’m not the one you think about. Don’t let me fall, if you’re not holding my hands, falling with me. Don’t let me, if I’m not with you.
Michael Daaboul
I don’t know anymore. It’s like I’m dreaming, and it’s like I am waking up from one. I obsess so much over you, I spent years pondering while you lived your life. All my thoughts, my feelings and ideas of you in a constant rewind inside of my mind. That’s all you are. A sequence that’s played over and over driving me mad. Exposing unhealthy emotions, ridiculous trickery of a fake fairytale. That’s all you are, inside of my mind; you’re make believe.
Michael Daaboul
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