I’ve been thinking about how people deal with pain. Physical, mental, emotional. Personally, you could poke me in the arm and I’d bruise like a peach. I’d probably whinge at you that it hurt. Physical pain isn’t really something I deal with very well, but put me through something mentally demanding and emotionally painful and I think I hold up pretty well.

I always wonder what actually Continue reading



I purchased a book recently called ‘One Line A Day’ in which you write a short something about your day, every day, for five years. There’s a page for every day of the year, labelled at the top of the page with the date. On each page is five sections, one for each of the five years. You fill in the space for that year on each dated page and then move onto the next day, and as the years pass, you return to pages to see your previous entries on that date in the previous years. Interesting, huh?

But it got me thinking. It’s kind of a lot Continue reading

How Do I Tell You

How do I tell you. How do I tell you when there are no words, no words for me to speak to describe your beauty to me. The eyes that shine with the last glint of Winter. The smile that melts hearts. The voice that makes me feel safe. Oh that voice. But how do I tell you.

How do I tell you. How do I tell you things that I don’t fully understand myself. Feelings that consume me, confuse me, Continue reading

Seeds of Darkness

I didn’t try and find a way to deal with it. I lived in my pain for a long time, not trying to move on. I let the pain consume me and ruin me. It was like a vast, cloudy dream from which there was no escape. It was a long time before I finally started to wake up, before I started to make changes and move on with my life. Sometimes even now I still feel trapped, like I’m Continue reading