Seeing “online” under your name
But you’re not responding
Leaves me with an incurable scar
Here I am
Idly wondering what you’re up to with your other contacts
I thought I occupied the first position on your priority list
Jealousy gradually builds up
Soon it’s gigantic as the ocean waves
My phone beeped
I, with immeasurable happiness and impatience,
fished it out of my pocket
I wiped my eyes – preparing myself to read and respond immediately
I put my life’s activities on hold
Just because of a text…
I directed the phone screen towards my face.
My heart hammered!
I didn’t believe my eyes.
I almost died when I realised it wasn’t your name.