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My advice? Get the help you deserve. I have spent a lot of time in a purgatory somewhere between anxiety, low mood and sleepwalking through my life. This year finally pushed me to breaking point. It finally made me realise that I couldn’t let my fears control me anymore. That I had to face some […]

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Poetry. Thoughts Words.

Social Media.

Anti-social media. Dishevelled fingers meander across screens unable to fight, Lifeless eyes stare at sheets of glass penetrating light. Slim bodies pleading for nourishment provoke jealous disdain, Smiling faces gash at internal scars with the happiness they feign. Glorious views tease as they pretend to be savoured, Restlessness and disillusionment seen as attributes to be […]

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Words.

Rosie.

A chair lies empty, lifeless, and bare. Filled only with shadows of the memories we share. Once held by mischievous giggles, warm faces. Slobbery kisses, Strangling embraces. Infectious laughter compelling hearts to dance. Relentless Robbing at every waking chance. Boisterous roguery, unrestrained affection, Gentle soul, with kindness and connection. A smile that could quell a […]

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Thoughts Words.

Be Yourself.

Every single one of us has a box we are trapped in. Confining discomfort we tolerate, numb and avoid straying from. We all wonder what lifting the lid might look like. What expression of ourselves could be set free? Yet in reality what we see is ugly. It is messy. It is not a neat […]

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Poetry. Thoughts

Life.

                       Why do you say you own me when I cannot be confined? Why do you describe me when I cannot be defined? Why do you demand from me a journey that is not yours to live? Why do you command from me things I cannot give? Why do you disown me and condemn how […]

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Flash Fiction. Thoughts Words.

Own your story.

Her back aches. The books got too heavy. She couldn’t read them. The language was ambiguous and chapters continued in disdainful jargon. She felt like pages were missing in places and piled in others. She tried learning to decipher the words. But she lost the battle. She tried getting it translated. But no one else […]

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Words.

My sisters presence.

It’s like a warm room. A welcome light. A laugh that makes your belly dance around. It’s like a smell that takes you a million miles away to some place familiar, recognisable, yet new all at the same time. A cherished friend hugging you. A safety net when you’re drowning in the oceans depths. The […]

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Poetry. Thoughts Words.

The beauty of your pages.

Peeling through chapters and tearing out pages. Only to tape them back together and scope out answers. Tugging at words, sewing them together, editing. Filing the edges, polishing the cover. Alone? The exception? Individual? We are all of the same paper. Bound together in chapters of varying lengths. Different fonts, languages, styles. Paragraphs we would […]

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Hope

She is trapped in a box. There are chains tied around her ankles. Weighing down the chains she bares is a heavy stone, heavier than she. The box is filled with water, engulfing her body, soon submerging her head beneath it. She splutters and chokes fighting for air. She pulls the chains as she panics […]

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Flash Fiction.

20 Years Stolen by a Single Letter.

She slugs the end of her coffee, cold and brittle settling like silt on her tongue. She swallows unknowing. Around her there is white clinical walls extending from corner to corner. There is a blemish in their intersection, but she doesn’t notice. There is a painting, smudged on a canvas. A blur. An insignificant stroke […]