Emotional Parenting

I don’t know how you grew up, but for a part of my childhood- it was very much a whatever your parents say goes. Growing up in a Caribbean household, meant you didn’t push back, you don’t challenge and most of all you never saw your parents in a position where they were “equals”, let…

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Suffocate

I try not to think about the depth of what we had, Not to look at old photos and be instantly taken back to that time, the emotions and the love, I try not to think because it becomes suffocating, The length of time you and love were synonymous, I try not to think about…

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I’m Not Okay

How are you?, you ask “Okay”. I reply with a smile. All the while, I shout internally I’m not ok! You accept this answer and carry on by A stitch in my heart rips further apart As you walk away convinced by my reply A small tear runs down my face as yet another part…

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I Wonder…

I wonder if you realise the pain you cause me, When you brush me aside so callously, Every time I take the time to tell you something, And you barely pay attention, I wonder if you realise the pang it shoots through me, When I offer myself, And you barely notice or even still- shoot…

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