When life gets tough, as it sometimes does, When everything changes, as it sometimes must. When your mind will not quieten, about how it once was. Let those tears pour down to form puddles. If your heart feels broken, or sore, or bruised. If your faith is fading from all of the terrible news. … Continue reading Puddles
Recently, someone reached out to me who walked out of my life many years ago. He reached out to me, and wanted to reconnect. To "catch up". Do the "friends" thing. I declined his request, although I must admit, I found it surprisingly difficult to do so. Anyone who reads my blog may have read … Continue reading Do our hearts ever really move on?
Old flame, here you have returned once again, Offering to keep me warm from the rain. Your smile setting my heart aflame. But my hand cannot touch yours. For I have thrown myself into your fire before, And you burnt through my skin, right through to my core. You scorched my lips, and left … Continue reading Old Flame
She awoke, empty and lost, Perhaps she had hidden for too long? She had spent so many years, Trying hard to belong. She had disguised her face, with glitter and highlight. Her eyes coated in browns, and her lips coloured bright. She wore a gown of confidence, to conceal all of her fears. … Continue reading Hide and Seek
As you run your fingers through my long dark hair, Look into my wide, emerald eyes. Within them, find a thousand heartbreaks of a lost girl. Like the forest after the rain, look deeply and observe them, Tired from the weight she carries on her shoulders. See them sparkling back at you, from a hundred … Continue reading Naked
This week has been a difficult one. After many years of working for the same company, becoming a specialist in my area and helping so many vulnerable people improve their lives, I was told this week that my whole team will be made redundant in the new year. This came as a real shock, and … Continue reading All for nothing?
I have spoken a lot in my posts about kindness, and how important it is to me and my well-being. I have spoken about how, for me, trying hard to be positive, charitable and giving works as a strong form of therapy. Some days, my anxiety is incredibly bad, and on those days I have … Continue reading Kindness-a chain reaction…