When Life Hurts

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

The Sandwich

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

Soul Home

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

Existential Angst

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…

Arboreal Plenitude

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

What is Balance?

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?