Social Media Blues

LinkedIn wants me to connect with former colleagues, ignores the fact that they haven’t opted to reach out to me, fails to recognize the state of my disability sets me on the margins of society Facebook likes to remind me of things I did in the past, drags up conversations, or outings no longer valid, […]

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Premonition

A mother wakes moments before her baby’s cry, or reaches with loving arms just as her toddler stumbles. Call it instinct, or premonition. A sister calls in timely fashion was feeling a little concerned, or arrives with tea just when a break is exactly what’s needed. Call it instinct, or premonition. A daughter rushes to […]

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Warning

We dream of knights to lift us from our woes men of steel, whose arms hold us tight, protect us for we are weak…wait, what?  We’re not weak lift ourselves up, thank you! It is softness and encouragement we seek, not dominant males to oppress our spirits and wrestle our hearts into submission – we […]

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Marry Well

Can we talk? said he chest burdened, bursting to confess It’s about our living situation, you see… well, maybe you don’t It’s just that, I have noticed things are getting out of hand and I know you try hard, and all, but I’m having trouble seeing, and I thought, well, wondered if, maybe we could… […]

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Abandoned

No voices linger, not even the sound of shattered glass echoes, only bones shedding flesh, an unholy darkness within, a mystery shrouded in silence. (The Daily Post Photo Challenge is silence. Photo from personal collection.)

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Devilish Young Men

Young men are pursuing me, in my dreams, I am too old and wily not to recognize the evil of this intent wonder if I’m being stalked by a stroke, or worse – I wake up, overheated fling the bedclothes off as if they are the offending infiltrators, dismayed to see how little I have […]

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Relocate. Reset.

Mom said she was going to leave Dad couldn’t take it anymore we moved. Relocate. Reset. Bullying at school was out of control I couldn’t take it anymore we moved. Relocate. Reset. Truancy became a problem then there was the rape school said I had to go Relocate. Reset. Sisters moved back home one unhinged,  […]

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