A healing child

Trigger warning! Contains details of physical abuse and mentions sexual abuse. This Ramadan... I am reminded of Ramadan many moons ago... I am reminded of my tiny preteen body... Fasting... Washing clothes under the big tree... The instruction was clear: don't you dare eat or drink anything before you have prayed! As soon as I …

Level the hell up, so I may hate you a lil

Ah! I take no pleasure in knowing that you are in a bad place... Damn it! It would have been easier... I Much rather hear that you are well and living your best life! I would love to hear that you have found someone and that you are treating her better... For 2 reasons... One: …

Count down til the weekend

Sunny chilly Friday morning... Count the working hours until it's the weekend... A car drives by my bedroom window slowly... Its lights show up as bar lines on my side... I feel sort of free... Sort of trapped... There aren't many hours in the day I can move freely... Body speaking... Responsibilities speaking... I'm tired... …

The art of loving the complexity of mankind

On the nightstand, my candle is blown away... Darkness falls as the smoke rises Hooked to the voice on the other side of my mobile phone... When will they call again? At first, they are quick to replay always available... “When you need me call me, no matter where you are” They are eager to …