Make It Go Away

The prompt for Carry On Tuesday this week is from an anonymous poem entitled Farewell. Don't speak, words will only steal the moment... This story involves a man and a woman breaking up. Make it go away. The hurt. You could do it. Just tell me it didn't happen. Tell me you made the whole... Continue Reading →

Airing Dirty Linen In Public

I was at a birthday lunch for a friend of mine yesterday and it was a great day. It was one of those winter days where the sky is a crisp blue and completely cloudless; where the blue is so perfect, so undisturbed that the sun kind of melts into it. Something happened at the... Continue Reading →

You Can’t Judge A Book By Its Cover.

'What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open...' This line is from a poem by Muriel Rukeyser entitled Kathe Kollwitz. Rukeyser was an American poet who began writing in the 1930s and was lauded for her anti-war, feminist stance. She believed individuals could create social change... Continue Reading →

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