Her old hands clutched on the railings, and she stepped, one foot at a time on to each stair, afraid of falling. Afraid of being left undignified on the ground, by the youth that no longer notice the old. Her hair was tied back neatly, and her wrinkles gave away a sadness that made it … More Give of Your Time.
There are people in my world who love and adore me regardless of my crazy that I don’t always keep tucked in. I love them and am grateful for them. But there are occasions where I see the facial expression on the person I am interacting with (loved one or stranger) where they fail to … More Genetic Malfunction
Over the last few years I have had a repeated thought. A question actually, that gathers dust most days, but on some days, it rattles the bars of my otherwise solid facade of … whatever face it is I think I have built for the pleasure of the masses. Is everything a game? There is … More I Am A Fraud. What Do You See?
His lips were slightly parted, and his body had sighed its last full stop. The punctuation that marked the end. He had strong, beautiful hands, which I had held before; just minutes before. Open the window, he asked. My soul needs to be able to leave this place. This forsaken body. And forsaken, it was. … More I want my suit, please?
Follow on from: https://amalijaamalie.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/the-silver-lining/ Each face, and each person – regardless of their histories, was a gem to me. Someone to love and give dignity and peace to. THAT, I never would have had, unless I was stuck in a foreign country because of marrying a fucktard. So what I would like to try and … More The Silver Lining
I wish that mornings lasted as long as we wanted to stay in bed. I wish the sky lowered at night so that we could touch it. I wish that my dogs could speak. Not my cat though. He would demand food at 4am. I wish that everyone was the same height. Armpits aren’t cool … More I Wish..
I want to share a story. I do not know. I wish so much, so much – that I did. I was 7 years old. We were visiting my mother’s sister Jenny at the home that she lives in, in Pretoria. Jenny has Cerebral Palsy and lives in a large place with others that have … More Michelle