Grief

Today’s prompt on the Write Tribe’s Festival of Words was grief. A long time ago when my husband died, I had started writing in my journal. Today I am sharing a part of that with you. Please handle with care. Grief It was on a Wednesday at 3.50 a.m. that my husband  was declared dead….

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Trust

She looked at the picture in her hand. Both of them smiling, hand in hand. He looking down at her with so many promises in his eyes. She looking up at him with trust shining in hers. As she tore the picture to bits she could instead see the scars on her back from the…

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My world

Today’s prompt for the Write Tribe Festival of words was this picture My world Colour has fled my world Leaving it stark And cold Unending monotony Mile after mile Alone I walk Glimpses of sunlight Perhaps a way out Just illusions Glimpses of the world beyond Out of my reach ************ Tired of looking without…

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My cat and me

I sat at the dining table, tut tutting to myself as I read the papers.¬†What was wrong with the world?¬†Murder, rape, terrorism, political agendas!Why couldn’t people just be good and calm and… My thoughts were interrupted by Boots my cat” Woman! Will you stop fidgeting so much. I am trying to sleep here. And what’s…

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