Madonna

Why are women considered non-sexual beings? Is it that she stops being sexualy attractive to her partner once she has a baby? How is it that it becomes her burden to almost get back to pre-baby shape just a few weeks after […]

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BItter Sweet (3)

His face was the first thing she saw when she came to. Out of the crowd that had gathered around her, his face was the only one she could see. Another man hovering over her kept asking if she was okay. Was […]

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Wrath (2)

The pain in her wrists was excruciating, any slight movement shot a fresh wave of pain through them. Deep breathing was not working in her favour because with every heave of her chest, the sisal rope cut further into her wrist. She […]

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Heady (1)

Heady. Probably the best word to describe how she was feeling. That sweet spot between sobriety and an impending high. All she needed was a shot of tequila or Jaeger. One shot and she would be tipping off the edge. She sat […]

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Open

The heart is a finicky organ. It has to be just the right size. Too big and you have a problem. Not big enough, still a problem. Missing a tiny valve equals major problems! It has to be just the right size. […]

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Honored

Pregnancy photo shoots or are they maternity shoots? Baby bump photos and cool maternity clothing are some of the things I regret not having to experience in any of my pregnancies. Pretty sure I have mentioned this somewhere before in a previous […]

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Hollow

When you have suffered the death of a loved one, describing the sense of loss that comes with it can be the hardest thing to do. Sometimes it is because you lack the words, sometimes because the energy to give to it […]

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Ring

I remember the first time my father bought a cell phone, more specifically, the weeks leading up to him getting one. This was in the early 90s. At the time, the closest thing to a cell phone was the cordless landline; the […]

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Pause

One night, about a month ago, I could not sleep. It was those nights where everything I tried to do to send me to sleep was not working. Not late night TV watching, not Valium, not medication of the organic kind, nothing. […]

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Pointless

I remember one of my childhood neighbors. I remember him because he was a bully. I remember him because once, my mum found him sleeping at our gate; apparently he had slept there the whole night. I remember him because his mother […]

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