Alone I stand, In a desolate field sparsely filled with shrubs. The clear blue sky hovers above me, The sun glisten in all its glory. There is silence. Not a single sound is heard. The shackles are off my feet, My hands are unbound, My body is no longer covered in dried-up mud, The dementors […]Read more "The Dementors Are Gone"
I fear femininity. I fear being a woman. I go through the world on high alert, Fists clenched ready to strike a blow, Voice ready to belt out a scream, Words ready to strike out in defense. Fear hovers above me, Subtle like the touch of a spirit. I fear having my humanity […]Read more "Being a Woman"
Would you love me? Would you delight in me? Would you let me take your breath away with my beauty? Would you pursue me with all of your heart? Would you only have eyes for me? Would you tell me that I’m the only girl in the world for you? Would you let your […]Read more "Would You Love Me?"
Girl, you’re almost 30, and you’re far from being a failure. You’ve made great strides in your life, You’ve been building things of immense value, Like a potter moulding clay to create beautiful works of art, Works that take time, Works that take patience, Works that sometimes dent and bend the wrong way, but can […]Read more "Dear Millennial, You’ve Got Your Sh*t Together"
You’re sitting on your mother’s couch, Wearing your cozy and oversized pyjamas, Stuffing popcorn into your face, Escaping reality through TV shows. Depressed and 29. You should be at work, You should be head of this, and executive of that, But they cut you loose. Your glowing honours degree could not do enough to save […]Read more "Dear Millennial, Do You Have Your Sh*t Together?"
Part 1 is Lost, Far from Home. I’m alone in this place that is dense with tall trees and foliage, That is covered with a swampy blanket of chilly grey mist, With sporadic hisses of unknown fauna lurking all around. I don’t know where I am. Too busy chasing illusions of love, I can’t […]Read more "Wanderer, go back home"