You spend time, years, months and days pining for it, hoping for it. Hopelessly. When you last thought you had it in hand, and it slipped away, tearing out a hole in you as it fled into the clear, crisp light of day. Away. You dreamed about it on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and on every […]
One of the first bloggers I kept up with on WordPress (My Female Persuasion) was so compelling that I still head back to her posts for inspiration, to see what she has been up to. And today, I came across this. And it really hit home. Especially when you are ‘committing to a new stage’ […]
Do not be careless. Frailty, propped up by hope, and that wish for some fairy tale ending, suggests that one handle with care and if you cannot do this, for this person, for you, then let them go. I fear, though, it may be too late…
You slipped in. Somewhere between laughter, witty comebacks, age-jabs, whatsapp connections, long talks about everything and nothing, you slid into place. Settled in. To stay, it seems. Immovable. Braced against attempts to displace you.
My son turned two yesterday. He loves police cars. I bought him a little cheap UN Police car from a mall play area when he refused to sit on the little train and instead just wanted the police car. He almost always insists on seeing my phone so I can show him ‘polisi’ – a 3:45 […]
He led me away from the party, my right hand loosely clasped in his left. I felt like I was sixteen again and memories of my first kiss flickered in my mind. I followed behind him as we made our way past the cottages that dotted the reserve, the music from the wedding DJ thudded […]