Oh no! He’s here… What am I going to do? Maybe if I keep really quiet and stay in my room he won’t find me. I’m so scared he’s going to kill me. He said he would. No one believes me. Everybody hates me. They don’t help me. They think she’s just a kid. What … More When Life Hurts
For my niece – happy 21st! THE SANDWICH I remember that sandwich like it was yesterday. You were on holidays with your family Visiting your uncle who lived next door to us back then. Your folk had to go out. We offered to babysit your toddler self. Reluctantly they agreed. Accompanied by dire warnings. You … More The Sandwich
This beautiful piece was penned by Eric from My Sword and Shield – It is no feature of her face, nor motion of her form, which calls her “beautiful” in my eyes It is that she walks in my soul and calls it “home … More Soul Home
Originally posted on Making it write:
My thirst: When did it surface? Is it right to lay the blame on a fly in my DNA, a crack in the egg, a badly-placed step in the dance of the sperm? Did it seep in while I swam in neo-natal simplicity? Is it lack or a perverse…
I know, I know! I’ve done trees for two days already. But there’s so much more to them. TREES Beneath the shelter of the shady branches or immersed within its Soul I am kept safe and dry, sheltered from the elements Autumnal leaves falling like multi coloured raindrops scatter on the ground returning to earth … More Arboreal Plenitude
Minimising simplifying decluttering Trendy words shouted out loud everywhere you turn … More Simplify – What?
Originally posted on Inmate Blogger:
Today was the absolute worst day ever. And don’t try to convince me that There’s something good in every day. Because when you take a closer look This world is a pretty evil place. Even if Some goodness shine through once in a while Satisfaction and happiness don’t last. And…
Yesterday I posted about the Australian Aboriginal songlines. Today, I offer you another form of creation myth from across the other side of the world, Finland. My birth country and my homeland heritage. Fifty songs divided into 22,795 verses. Can you imagine how looong that is?! I can. I ploughed my way through it over … More Kalevala – a Finnish Creation Epic
Eyes that see the world and all that it contains The good, the bad, the downright ugly… Just what is it that fascinates me? As I cast my mind to ponder wonder and indeed wander all manner of wondrous things emerge Books libraries full of them to hold and read or if the itch can’t … More Seeing is Fascinating
What is balance (according to the dictionary) Balance shmalance Steadiness of footing Self assured, cool and calm Consider and appraise Easy peasy Assess, compare and estimate Residual difference Oh me, oh my Harmonising counterbalance Corrrelate and compensate Evaluate Aargh !!!! Match up, coincide and equalise Teeter-totter equilibrium Justice, fairness, self-control Consider impartial cool-headedness … More What is Balance?