Don’t Leave Me

Don’t Leave Me

My body was shaking with pain. A physical pain that travelled around my body stopping here and there to make me hurt more. I needed this pain; I needed to feel something. The numbness I had been feeling was taking my fight away. The mental pain stayed still. It grated...
The Pink Umbrella

The Pink Umbrella

She stood still in the window, afraid to move in case she looked back. So independent; she insisted on taking the journey alone. She was getting older, but it was not easy to let go. She watched the little pink umbrella bob up and down in the little girl’s...
Unconditional?

Unconditional?

Oh God, I can see the rage in his face. He is trying to suppress it but I know him so well; the signs are obvious to me. There’s a vein and you can just see it’s throbbing slightly. He is sweating and gritting his teeth. He is going to come home in a terrible mood and...
A Mother’s Prayer

A Mother’s Prayer

With the Summer break well and truly underway, us Mums need all the help we can get to survive the next 2 months! The man upstairs might provide the necessary – no harm in asking anyway!   Dear Lord I ask of you today To help me with all I do and say. To keep my...
Good Morning? Part 3

Good Morning? Part 3

As he closes the door behind him and starts down the hill towards home, his mind turns to the excuses he will try to use for being late. Which excuse did he use the last time? Damn, he’d have to keep better track of that. He always felt the same twinge of guilt on...
Eve Or Eva?

Eve Or Eva?

She draped herself seductively across the bed and watched in mild amusement as he made his way nervously from the bathroom across the deep pile carpet. She flashed a smile that she knew would put him at ease. This was not her first rodeo after all, even if it was his....