Birthday Blues

Before anything else, I would like to greet myself a very happy birthday! Another year has passed; a year older, and hopefully, wiser. One can wish.

This year, I didn’t plan on celebrating my birthday. I kept it low – key. I changed my name on Facebook, turned off the birthday notification, and just stayed quiet about the whole thing. I don’t want to be bombarded with greetings just because Facebook told them to greet me on my special day. I don’t want to make it a big deal, too. It’s just another day, I guess, just the day I was born.

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Birthday Playlist

You don’t really know a person unless you get to know the type of music they listen to. Their taste in music is a reflection of their personality, and it reveals who they really are, and their hidden desires. There’s more than what meets the eye. Music really is a window to one’s soul, and mind. And for my birthday this year, I am going to share the music that perfectly captures who I really am as a person. I’m going to let people have a taste of what it’s like being me.

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It’s been more than a week ever since I finished reading The Song of Achilles and I can’t seem to get over it. I don’t know why but there’s something about that novel that got to me. Maybe it’s the hopeless romantic in me that got roused up by the love between Patroclus and Achilles that whenever I think about them, they give me the feels. I don’t know, it’s just that in the novel, they loved each other very much that even death can’t stand in their way. The ending killed me.

I titled this post Patrochilles because this post is dedicated to them. Their never ending love for each other really made me a fan. Now, they’re my OTP. I ship them now.

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