March 27, 2018

After stealing a bickie from the jar in the kitchen cupboard, I made my way through the dining room and into the lounge. I knew where the toys were, they never moved. I delicately leaned over the little glass table and the crocheting tools that sat upon it. I picked up...

March 23, 2018

In a group, the art of decision-making requires, at best, consensus. Or at least the volume of one voice to rise higher than the others in the room. And always, it must end with a clear destination and path forward. 

There are four in our group, including myself. It is...

March 12, 2018

[Content Warning: Homophobia, self-harm, suicide]

I decided to kill myself after a nasogastric hospital stay. I’d lived in the closet for so long that it had started to close in around me and I was shrinking myself to fit.

One day, I woke up with a shadow that I just cou...

March 3, 2018

We are connected in so many ways to each other:

Friends, family, co-workers,

Culture, religion, beliefs,

Circumstantial or chosen,
Brightly coloured of intangible,

Tendrils reaching our in search of others.

Strands overlapping and intertwining

Like spider webs.

Some as grand...

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