Longing

Placing the desire into one sentence is difficult. Describing the feeling to crave it is a challenge. It is multi faceted: experience and time alter the urgency. Some days it presses down, closing me in, not letting me escape. Other times it is given barely a moments thought. What if I don’t want it? What if,…

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Time without you

We never spent enough time together. We were meant to have years creating memories with you. Taken away at an age where I didn’t understand what that meant, I kept being told to spend more time with you. We only had so long together so of course I shied away from it. It happened so…

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Lack of sleep

It has been hours, twenty to be exact, since sleep last came for them kindly. The concept of time is all but out the window. They haven’t bothered to trace their steps, or think over the last moments of being surrounded by civilisation. It is lonely down here. They feel apart from everything they are…

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A line from Eleanor Roosevelt

‘No one can make you feel inferior without your consent’ – Eleanor Roosevelt I read this quote yesterday afternoon whilst scrolling through GoodReads. I didn’t have a particular purpose for its discovery, but it resonated with me most at the time. I (among many others I am sure), forget I am the only person that can…

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