The Trap

The image shows a piece of artwork by Jina Wallwork. It is an ink and paint drawing of abstract subject matter. Stylistically this piece of artwork has links with abstract art.

The Trap – Jina Wallwork


She can feel my love for her. I can see it bleed through our friendship. I used to believe it was poisoning the connection. I now have a greater understanding of its influence. I can now see that she is trying to protect me. She knows this friendship is a trap. I will be contained within my feelings, yet I will never be offered a full avenue in which to express them. I would be trapped within a friendship that will never give me any satisfaction or comfort. I would be forever waiting, filled with a misguided sense of hope and tortured by my own fantasies. I would never able to see anything beyond her, chained to a false future that never becomes tangible flesh. She pushes me away and I fool myself into believing that this friendship has turned into ashes right before my eyes. Instead, it is a pure gold friendship filled with strength. I will never again hear her speak or see her face. The distance grows larger each day. As I face the future, she will forever sit comfortably within my thoughts as the greatest friend I have ever had.

Broken (book cover) by Jina Wallwork

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