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I didn't think it was possible that I could break any more than I already have. I thought that broken was broken, and that once I shattered --...
Today is September second. Less than ten days until the day that changed history - more than once and in more than one way. I have a new distraction...
I am wearing my mask. The one that says I am okay. The one that says I am a strong, confident woman. The one that hides the pain. But as we approach...
I wish you would change your mind. I wish you would swallow your pride and talk to me. Is that it? Is it pride? Or is it fear? Or is it a true...
Today is just another day. I wake up in the morning. But something’s different. “Whoa, mom, you dyed you hair,” says my daughter....
I’m bored. And bored is dangerous. Because I am thinking about you. And you are not bored. You are the walking definition of adventure. I...
Letter to a Friend You were my friend. I think. I'm not sure anymore. Friends don't disappear. They talk openly with one another. They...
There is not a night that goes by that I do not dream of you, and that's not fair. Night used to be my favorite time, because it meant I got to...
Still broken. There's a familiar theme. What is happy anyway? What does it even mean? What does it feel like? How do I get there? What do I want...
I was trying to erase him, but I can't erase him. The memories that haunt me in these moments will never leave me. The more I try to forget, the...
Someone once asked me the difference between "I think," "I thought," and "I feel," and if one carries greater weight. I...
My sister just called me in absolute hysterics. She caught me totally off guard, because it is usually the other way around. Even though I am older...
I reached for him. My last grand gesture. My last action. And I thought it was a tremendous success. But it wasn't. It didn't change anything...
There is a song titled "Never Look Back," which starts by saying that we become who we are when we fall apart, and ends by saying that we...
To stop myself from falling apart, all I can do is keep writing. Just when I think I have the world figured out, I realize that I wasn't even...

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