Slow Down

Slow down, Take the time for what it is, A moment to reset, Readjust, Realign into yourself, Slow down, You can’t rush what is coming to you, Maybe the timing just isn’t right, Slow down, Life will open up when you stop moving enough to see it, Your purpose will show itself, Slow down, February…

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Book Review: Red At The Bone

Part of my 2020 goal is to continue reading books from authors of colour and also dip into older books from authors I should have in my reading repertoire. Jacqueline Woodson falls into the on trend authors of colour I probably should have known about already, but that’s ok, no time like the present, right?…

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Air

Air,Sharp, cold and expansive,Hitting my lungs, Air,So vital and yet so reactiveWhen sucked out of my body, Air,as it constricts and aches my ribs Air,When it pangs so sharply from the words of betrayal Air,Cold and unforgiving Air, the breath of life October 2018- R1

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Unanchored

Restless and floating,A square piece in a round hole.So many circling thoughts,With the crushing realization of no one to moor me,There are parts of me in so many places,I don’t know what I have left for myself,Who am I, except neither here nor there?In the middle,Dancing between what I want and what others want,Following the…

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Thinking of You

I spend so much time with you on my mind, Tossing, turning Deciding whether to reach out, I spend so much time with you on my mind Contemplating whether thinking of you is a good thing, Debating and then changing my mind, I spend so much time with you on my mind, Trying to figure…

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Forward

We stop. We reflect. We cry. We get upset. How long can we stay in this zone of numbness? Of emptiness? When the rest have moved forward, We refuse to stay in that place. Those around us are not standing still! And neither is time. Put one foot in of the other. And just begin…

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In Her Eyes: Chapter 21 & 22

To say that my birthday/engagement party was the celebration I had been missing out on all these years is an understatement! The Brownstone hadn’t seen so much activity, people and laughter since Robert and I were children! As we circle the room and socialise with some of our closest family and friends, I am overwhelmed…

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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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Why I Am No Longer Ashamed of Being A Divorcee

I realise upon writing this blog post, that the title might come as a shock to some of my close friends and some family members- that’s mainly because it’s been one of the biggest secrets I have held on to in my life. I wish I could say it wasn’t a highly kept secret or…

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For Myself

I need to be me…for myself I need to be open and honest with what I’d like…for myself No hiding, no filtering I need be willing to be alone in order to get there…for myself I need to believe that I’ll get there…for myself Slow as it may be…I take the steps and celebrate them,…

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