An allegory.

Photograph by Bryan Christopher Tan (Paris, 2020)

Guilt & Shame

Just the other day, Guilt was having dinner with her best friend, Shame.

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Guilt & Anger

Recently, Anger had been having issues sleeping. She was sure it was because of all the noise that came every night from the new bar opposite her apartment.

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Guilt & Regret

One day, Guilt and Regret, her friend from school, were walking along the beach, reminiscing about old times.

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Guilt & Pity

A while ago, Guilt and Pity were on their way to the cinema.

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Guilt & Grief

One day when the sun was hotter than usual, Grief, a friend from work, suggested to Guilt that they should get some ice cream during their lunch hour.

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Guilt, Disappointment & Sadness

It had been a long time since Guilt last saw Sadness.

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Guilt, Forgiveness & Happiness

One day before the birthday of her friend Forgiveness, Guilt received a text message from Happiness about the party. Confusion overcame Guilt; she had completely forgotten.

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