I’ve touched both the sky and the depths of a fiery hell, fire licking at a strained heart, pushed to the limit with a pendulum of emotions. I have swung high up on a high wire with no net, and stuck my tongue out in glee, catching those snowflakes of happiness, icy with promise; pricks […]
I had another visit to the doc today. I started my every-two-weeks schedule now and I do not particularly like it. You leave work early, get to the doc’s on time and then you wait an hour only to see the doc for about ten minutes. I am glad it was on a Friday though […]
A change is coming, winds are blowing. Roots one knew one had but never realized how adaptive they could be, are forming around this change, roots to hold one still in the midst of the storm. A change is coming.
I said goodbye, and your blink never happened. You missed it as my face closed, and the shadows within my heart, shuttered over it, inflamed by your indifference and your missing awareness. I remember the moment that my goodbye became final, when I realized that no matter how hard or how long I knocked, you […]
When did I start to give in to that fear? When did that me that used to dance wildly in abandon disappear to? When did the fear suddenly become the guiding force in life. No apologies for being afraid, for to be afraid is human BUT to give in to that fear is cowardice. I […]
I work in a typical office for Africa. Meaning that we have a tea, or coffee in the case of Ethiopia, setting for continued tea (or coffee) drinking during your time in the office. We also have a lovely staff member who works for us. She delivers tea or coffee to your desk, per your […]