It Is Done … Almost

My manuscript is complete, and has been sent out to beta readers. I am under no illusions that my work is done and finished; I’m positive that there will be many more changes to be made, plot lines to improve, and characters to kill. Sending my ‘baby’ out into the world is terrifying. I wonder […]

The Waiting Room

Fact or fiction? … You decide. It’s exactly two years to the day that I reacted to some medicine my doctor gave me, passed out, cracked my head open and gave myself a serious concussion. Two years since I almost choked on my own vomit and died. Two years since I visited the Waiting Room […]

Let Me Mother

Let me Mother my children my own way. Let me teach them and guide them, find the talents inside them. Let me praise them, advise them, never judge nor chastise them. Let me tell them how often they impress and inspire me, How I value their thoughts and believe them entirely. Let them grow without […]

Always, the Sound of the Sea

As my thoughts move like the swell of deep waves, And I feel the constant surge and wane of hope and love, While my mind ocean lurches, churns, oozes and breaks Like wild, white horses racing to the sands, I strive for quiet, a silent heart, a still pause, a breath Caught in the throat, […]

Song of Mourning for the Word

The page is dead, And all thoughts perished. Now blackness, bleakness, dominates instead, Where once were thoughts that dreamed and loved and cherished. Now Autumn falls and brings along cold darkened days, Stripped branches reach with bone-thin fingers to the skies. What once was green is faded into ashen greys, Now joyous leafy whispers change […]