When people see you as a strong woman, they think that you do not need anything or anyone. They think that you can manage everything and will overcome whatever happens. They presume that you do not mind not being fully listened to, or you do not need any emotional or physical support. When you are

On Reading Aloud

I have a dream, well, perhaps more of a desire really, to be able to stand up in front of an audience of my peers and read some of my written work aloud. I used to be quite good at it when I was at school, with my teachers often choosing me to read aloud

The Burden of Pain

There is a light in the distance, a fire burning, beckoning, It holds a heat that warms the embers deep within, A flame of purest mutual understanding, Not mere circumstance or sympathy, but raw emotion. But that light is a candle braving harsh winds, Flickers, is snuffed, waits to be lit once again… Once lost