The Final Lesson Of My Youth

You knew there was hope in these watersI felt like I couldn’t feel a thingThe world was growing all around meI had no idea what to do Patting my hair, holding my handsWhat took you away from me, I can’t understandGod knew that I needed you hereProtecting my innocence and fear And as things wouldContinue reading “The Final Lesson Of My Youth”

Real World

All I can hear is the ticking of the clockTick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock.If it were a Tell Tale Heart and I was PoeI’d rip the floorboards up for it to stop.He’s staring at me still, he hasn’t moved for a whileShouting at him to wake up, to face the world.A scary world withContinue reading “Real World”

A Life that’s good

At the end of the day, Lord, I pray I have a life that’s good. I am half Mauritian by background, and I have always been so proud of that. People always asked “what are you mixed with?” and came up with suggestions like Spanish or Italian based on my look and name I suppose.Continue reading “A Life that’s good”

My darling niece

My darling niece. She looks up at me with pondering blue eyes. Confused and comfortable in one look. “Her face is sort of right, but its not mummy” she thinks. So there she goes, concerned, Her face scrunching and then softening like she’s making up her mind. A soft voice reaches out to her fromContinue reading “My darling niece”

Finding Peace

After my previous post “I look to you”, I realised that I wasn’t as happy as I thought I was. I was scared that I’d didn’t even know what made me happy and that maybe somewhere deep down my mind was fiercely trying to retaliate on my rational and heart protecting feelings. On Monday lastContinue reading “Finding Peace”

Apologies for Yesterday

Would you give me a moment to say that I’m sorry for yesterday’s sadness and the night that was lonely. Would you give me a moment to explain what I can of the uncertainty I feel and then hope you understand. Apologies for yesterday, I think I’ll get better Soon I’ll move past this andContinue reading “Apologies for Yesterday”

I Recognise your eyes

Tell me what is your name because I’d really like to know, I want to hear it from your mouth and then I’ll need to go, Onto someone anew to gaze upon, to help, to fix, to hold, Never I have I seen what I have seen, this is the truth be told. Your eyesContinue reading “I Recognise your eyes”

G is for George

As I walked into the room, I barely knew which person was the patient and which was the company. Both women, standing there in front of me, similar ages, similar physical beauty and dress. Then she smiled, and I knew right away who I was to be focusing my energy on for the next 11Continue reading “G is for George”