Tag: self-love

Dear 2022 – My Hermit Year

Dear 2022. My new years resolution for 2022 was to be kinder to myself. I took a roundabout way of getting there in the end. In October of 2021, I did my first round of mavenclad to combat my multiple sclerosis. It’s a chemo… Continue Reading “Dear 2022 – My Hermit Year”

Lessons My Father Taught Me/What I Taught Myself – A Poem

My father taught me to read a person’s body language, so that I could recognize when a punch was coming. I taught myself to read what a person’s body was saying, so that I could offer them comfort even if they didn’t say a… Continue Reading “Lessons My Father Taught Me/What I Taught Myself – A Poem”

Voices I Let Go – A Poem

It is my fathers voice I hear first as it’s the one I have known the longest: “Why are you so fucking stupid? Can’t you do anything right?” The sound of the voice has changed over time, taking on the tones of my ex-husband… Continue Reading “Voices I Let Go – A Poem”

Snakeskin and the Shadow Man – A Poem

Looking into the mirror, I wonder how the glass can warp itself into new and unusual shapes? Or is it my body, left to fend for itself in front of my eyes that judge, reflected back at me? I no longer know. Looking at… Continue Reading “Snakeskin and the Shadow Man – A Poem”

I Let You Go – A Poem

I met him in the dark. He still looked the same, caught in time, forever thirty-five years old. He looked up at me, a half smile on his face. “You came,” he said. “You remembered me. You didn’t forget.” I looked down at him.… Continue Reading “I Let You Go – A Poem”

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