Week 5 Life in lockdown

Week 5 Life in lockdown

Week 5, checking in. How are you my friends? Take up that space right between the chest and stomach when you inhale. It seems odd, these times, so out of place, and yet the more time passes the more we find this is normal. The daily routine, the waking up, the coffee,...
Day 25 Easter time in Lockdown

Day 25 Easter time in Lockdown

If I choose to be free today, what would I do? Am I living in a bondage, a prison? Bondage can come in various forms. I need not be imprisoned physically in a cell or room. My imprisonment, or lack of freedom, which I guess to be true of most people, is a mental...
Day 23 still lockdown, still writing

Day 23 still lockdown, still writing

Before the dawn came     Long before the light crawled under the cracks of the door, the world outside paused. For a breath, Or two.   Or maybe for many eternities. I do not know. I was asleep. I only felt the breath of darkness on my skin.   And in that moment I...
Day 22 still lockdown, still writing

Day 22 still lockdown, still writing

There was a time when I took things for granted. The dance of the sparrow, the tiny buds on a tree unfurling on a fine spring day, the rain that sang on the tin roof, the delicious fragrance of a favourite dish. Youth has that quality of unwonted carelessness, and yet...
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