This evening at approximately 7 pm I was tempted to share with the world a wonderful moment. You may wonder was it a personal achievement? Or perhaps a moment of great pride? No, it was something much more simple. It was at that exact time the front door of my home shut leaving me alone, … More The sound of silence.
So here we go with number three among the five favourite posts I’ve ever written. When you read it you will understand why I say this is not an actual favourite as it’s content was difficult to share, however it marked a new beginning for me. Prior to writing this I’d only ever told one … More My favourites #3 Silence is the greatest enabler of abuse.
As a child I was surrounded by family. My every emotion was on display, as were the emotions of my family. It was here that I learned that words roared and shouted in an argument, lived on well after the argument ended. Gradually I began to shout less, preferring to walk away usually with the … More Keep Out.
I am surrounded by silence. Twenty two years I have waited, and here it is at last. However it is not the pleasant quiet, that I dreamed about. There is an emptiness, which I had not foreseen, and a feeling of loss. I realize as I sit home alone, just how loud silence can be. … More Home alone.
What is it that inspires you to write a post or story? Is it a moment felt, or a thought that overwhelms? Leaving us no choice but to abandon everything, to tap on the keyboard, or put pen to paper? Is it words spoken by someone else, which cannot go unanswered? So much easier to … More What is it for you?
Today’s daily prompt challenge is, Tell us about a thing you’ll never write about. What a challenge! Is it possible? How can you write about something, that you refuse to write about? Then it hits me like a brick. Oh my God! This is what I have been doing for twenty years. Deep inside I … More I am an adult now and still I cannot tell.