Poetry, Writing

I carried your body in mine

Imagine being split in half, like a wishbone. Tightrope walking…

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Poetry, Writing

Tessellation

Hypnotic, synchronized breaths —drowning together sweetly with our bodies pressed. Repeat. An elfchen/ elevenie poem. Escapril 2021 day8

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Writing

Once More, With Feeling

The Little Bear illuminated my life, The Warrior Princess made me fearless, and Little Church renewed my faith in “This Too Shall Pass.” I was asked an interesting question last month. “Which was harder: going from one to two kids, or two to three kids?” After making the decision to continue with pregnancy number three, […]

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Writing

April Showers Bring May Flowers

One thing I was excited for Mother’s Day were the crafts and pictures that my eldest made at school for me. His first year of school and I was gifted with a rainbow vase and pink Roses, a picture of him blowing kisses and a list of the special things he loves about me. According […]

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Writing

The Reeling

Knocking likes he’s done a thousand times before, the only difference now is that he’s the very last person I expected to see on the other side of the door.

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Writing

Fancy seeing you here!

The conversation ended with him suggesting we go out sometime for dinner or drinks, and me basically saying “I’ll get back to you.” Months went by and there a new message was in my inbox of him asking if he’d just seen me out wherever. Of course he didn’t really think that but I guess he figured it was a surefire way of me responding. Thus the conversation leading him to ask what I had planned that night.
End of conversation…

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Writing

Marriage is one thing but a baby? 

My boyfriend could sense it. My best friend had a feeling. Both suggested multiple times that I take a test just to be sure. Moodier than ever before, I shrugged it off as my period coming soon. Since the beginning of grade 9, Mother Nature reminded me each month  of my ‘gift’. Yes I realized […]

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