I cut through the canal towards the school bus stop, struggling to quell the lump that sat clogged in my throat like a blocked drain. Tears swelled up in my eyes and for the first time in weeks I felt alone. No one had died. No one was sick. I hadn't lost a pet or … Continue reading Scared to let go
I titled this piece, like most things I write, before I actually wrote the thing. It sat in my drafts for a few weeks and to my surprise, upon my return, it was all blank, absent of even a hint as to what I intended the story to be about. Oddly, I now find myself … Continue reading The pursuit of interesting
Quite early on, the memes started flowing. Introverts rejoice! It was like we'd won the Willy Wonker Golden Ticket... "You must stay home. You are forbidden from leaving your home; it's time for social distancing". For the introvert, none of this sparked any concern, whatsoever. Infact, it's quite the contrary. In our minds, for the … Continue reading I could lockdown, forever.
Brash and confident off the batt. But let me explain. In a setting like this, with you on that side and me on this side, I feel at peace. I still feel connected to you, but I find comfort in sitting here in the security of my lounge room, wearing a loose bedtime shirt and … Continue reading I’m an introvert. Introverts are underrated.