Old buildings Ornate facades Behind them lay Tumbled down staircases Missing bricks Broken panes of glass Step Carefully I saw a woman She had lost her son Recently Her face was calm Some milk A loaf of bread under one arm I wanted to trail behind Protective Stupid I guess But if someone didn’t know […]
Shoulders straight Backbone unbuckled You would never have known She carried a weight that gave her any trouble It was in her twenty yard stare The hand that sometimes trembled But otherwise she resembled Any one of us
It is not for me To tell you where you went wrong To advise Without the premise of your permission Or request to do so It is not for me to judge Particularly when you sit there so dejected Clearly judging yourself It is not to me to point out your errors, mistakes and flaws […]
I have just come back from breakfast. A cacophony of sound as people gathered to eat and talk in groups. I could hardly hear myself think – which was nice for a change. Instead I sat back and let the discordinant orchestra play around me. The standout performance was from a lady on our right […]
“Look at all these mistakes”he sighed from high above her on the ladder. “They’re just nails – they hold it all together” She muttered searching about for a hammer. “Well it’s very messy” He huffed. She missed the nail, hit her thumb. And the pain taught her a lessons. Same as it always did.
My husband had been grumpy and snappy all morning this morning before work. I understood – short time frame – lot to do – stress – but I was becoming tired of the mood – it was affecting my own. I was tired 😴 in general actually – having been up since 2.30am trying to […]