Tag: missing

What The Fire Left Behind

He is gone, leaving me in pieces. For days, I have lain broken now. No sense of time or place. Curtains drawn, in darkness, in grief. Falling in love was a mistake. A bigger one was to marry him. I tell myself. But my…

Grief

Sometimes she is afraid, very afraid. Of the shadows that fall across the room after the happy sun goes down. She sits, huddled in a corner, listening to the noise of silence. A distant roar of a car, a baby wailing in the apartment…

The Child in Me

A piece of me lives in my childhood,floats in paper boats,jumps in little puddles,soars in kites,waves to planes from terraces,sticks to dog eared school books. The child in me is still out there,digging for insects,Building sand castles,Climbing trees,scraping knees, Nestling in dad’s arms,feeling love…