The Line In The Sand

Another clue stashed into the folds of his costly leather wallet. One more hinted fractured promise. How could she be so stupid? Too captivated and na├»ve to see the fraudulent grin beneath his rehearsed smile. He plays her well. Again and again. He has captured her diffident queen and has left her scrawny pawn butContinue reading “The Line In The Sand”

Bring Brightness

butterfly, pause this chaos for me; be the smell of the rose in the weeds. your intricate flight, and its precious delight, flutter the petals in me. butterfly, take every worry away; be the brightness I need every day. your delicate shades, and their loving embrace, fill my heart that lays well-tucked away. butterfly, findContinue reading “Bring Brightness”

Little Legs

Little legs leaping mountain peaks; barefoot through the treacherous burs and the thorns. Sheltering hurt deeply in the core of her stubborn shell; though falsely displaying a stunning assembly of well-striken armour adorned. The tested strength, in her feet, left her beat with defeat; as her best was quite shy to be good. But, mysteriousContinue reading “Little Legs”

Miraculous Bond

Reposing, savouring each echoing tick of the clock’s tock. Showering her suffering child with endless cuddles. Reflecting, reminiscing all aching events from the wretched past. Smiling her worries away with a loving embrace. Returning, sharing many meaningful moments at last. Shifting her focus on matters that matter. Reaching, rubbing delicate skin with a healing touch.Continue reading “Miraculous Bond”

Mother’s Love

I remember your butterfly flinches and your turning around as I slept with a body pillow to hug and protect my body; temporarily serving as your home. Your subtle internal responses to the sound of my voice, and the way you followed the comfort of my hand. I remember the excruciating pain. But the instantContinue reading “Mother’s Love”

Stop the Cycle

Self-esteem: Others will try to drag you down through their use of hurtful words or display of careless actions. They will poke at your weaknesses and belittle you to try and break you down. Self-doubt: You will begin to believe what others have wrongfully said about you. You will second-guess who you thought you were.Continue reading “Stop the Cycle”