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"
Where am I? How did I get to this place that I know nothing of? I am like a prodigal daughter whose deep longing for love caused her to unconsciously stray away from home. Hypnotised by the con men who promised to see me, Who promised to acknowledge me, Who promised to give me […]Read more "Lost, Far from Home"
Kicked out of the place you rented as your home, Deserted by the ones who claimed to love you, You take the little that you own, And head back to where you really belong. Hike over desert dunes, Cover yourself from the sand storm, Take a sip of the little water you have, Keep […]Read more "Keep going, persevere"
*see part 1 here. You killed us. You pulled the trigger on our 4-year-old relationship, and you were unbothered. You didn’t stop to think to discuss it with me first. You never bothered to include me in this life-altering decision that affects us both. How do you wake up one day, after 4 years, […]Read more "The Demise of our Relationship (Part 2)"
I felt like everything had fallen in its correct place. My man and I were truly happy again. Going on vacation was the remedy we needed to ward off the threat of familiarity that had begun snuff out the spark of our 4-year old relationship. We were once again infatuated with each other, laughing and […]Read more "The Demise of our Relationship (Part 1)"