She’s Someone

Image borrowed from A Girl’s Guide To Taking Over The World. She’s someone. Your sister, mother, daughter, yes. But more than that – she’s someone. She has a line deep in her bones that takes you back through time. And she doesn’t belong to, or with … she’s someone. You can carve her up, invade –Continue reading “She’s Someone”

The best thing(s) I never had

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it  – George Bernard Shaw  A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. You have thought often of these fish and their bicycles. How the idea of needing a man is just as curious.Continue reading “The best thing(s) I never had”

Eidyia (who sees, who knows)

You have been tasked with finding me a name. I want you to christen me. I have nothing of yours to keep – nothing to mark me – and so particular significance weights this request. This will be the only name we ever share, and I have already determined no matter what you decide, thisContinue reading “Eidyia (who sees, who knows)”

Our finest impulses

Someone once opined there was no excuse for you not leaving. That there was no great tragedy binding you to the life that existed before we met. We were not playing out our love against the backdrop of history, no great cultural wall was separating us. To choose me was not a matter of lifeContinue reading “Our finest impulses”