Pink Slipped

Sure, I have my support team who deserts me when I need them I am told to surrender myself to the emergency ward to be detained until they decide what to do with me I am shamed for driving myself in for help why should I travel by ambulance when I have a car? I…

Time Off (long)

(I wrote this 12 days ago, didn't finish it or post it.) So I took a break from everything (writing) to catch up on the end of the school year, my laundry, more nocturnal reading and the garden. A family crisis added to my perpetual mental crisis made my feelings of being overwhelmed peak in…

The pool is deep

Girlie runs to me and says "owside." She wants to play outside in the yard. I gather courage, presentable clothing two pairs of shoes and we venture into nature. She sees birds "burrd" flying in the sky "bye-bye" she waves. "dares wuun!" she points and yells as a buzzard swoops in circles looking for not…

Happy Mother’s Day

This is to all the mothers, fathers, grandparents, siblings, relatives, foster parents, step parents, friends and mentors who have mothered those little people we love so. You don't have to give birth to them to do the job. Enjoy the day!