Signs of Invisibility

  Just this last week I have discovered what has been ailing my heart all these years, and importantly what has been causing the terrible shortness of breath that lead to my impromptu visit to the ER a couple of months ago, and that has plagued me frequently since April 2013. What my cardiologist told […]

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Nuffin but Muffins

Unfortunately the first half of the muffin couldn’t make it to the photo shoot. It was otherwise indisposed and had to take a detour. I decided to give my rambunctious neighbours the day off today and go out. I needed to run some errands, and as the sun was shining after yesterday’s deluge, I thought […]

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Validation.

I’m back to not really knowing where I should be posting certain types of article. I established one of my blogs ‘Maria to the Core’, precisely for the purpose of having a platform of expression upon which I could be the unadulterated me. However, back then I had a much bigger following on my blogs, […]

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A Blessing

All that I am, I have to give, Even my torrid heart. If all that I am is this old heart, Then my life is surely had. Beaten once by fortitude, My weakness my desire, I cannot strive to be so strong, If along the way I tire. Judge me not; this broken heart, That […]

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The Queen of Spears

Abuse is like having every bone in your body broken, then being ordered to rise up or face the consequences. Once you break something, it becomes something else. No longer what it was made for. Even though the bones may heal, you remain misshapen and broken, ever reminded of the damage that was inflicted upon […]

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Restless

  I am restless, Unable to think straight, Or quantify my emotional output. My head is full of glass, Or buds of cotton; Unsure of the viscosity of life To which it should align. What frequency to tune into Without those neural connections To illuminate a path with their neon certainty.   Streaks of yellow […]

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…Four, Five, Styx

I realise it might be time to stop mucking about and put my money where my mouth is. I’ve become relatively comfortable sitting on the impartial fence watching and participating in the odd debate, that if I’m honest has very little bearing if any on my beliefs. As a reflection of who I am as […]

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Almost Old

I’m days away from being a year older, which is a strange thing to say as I spent all year becoming a year older in daily increments since my last diabolical but enchanted birthday. If anything, because of the events of my last b-day, I should probably be avoiding making a fuss at all on […]

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Burgeoning Atavism

It’s getting to that time of that year (yes once a year only) when I really need to get away from being someone’s somebody. I need to go and be me and nothing but me for a while. Selfish? Hardly. That’s the thing when you have children they absorb every last drop of selfishness in […]

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My Ambiguous Heart

I always try to write from the heart, but as in my poem ‘The Green Man – Part 2’ my heart has been partaking of the ‘dead man’s dance’ the past couple of days with no signs yet of settling. For most of my life I have suffered with Cardiac Arrhythmia or AF (Atrial Fibrillation). […]

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