Tag: helplessness

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Until it happens to you (Short Story)

For 33 years, I’d lived a good life. I was part of a loving family as I was growing up. I was a keen traveller from a young age and afforded opportunities to go to various countries around the globe. I had a stable, awe-worthy job as a financial manager, where the company treated us…
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In the hot seat (Short story)

‘Tell me… how you are feeling?’ I always wonder if I am the only one who can explain the details of pains or symptoms, complain about them at length, but when it comes to being seated with a professional – all blank. I was lying back on the white reclined sofa in the same manner…
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This poem is all I have (Poem)

Right now… This poem… Is all I have. Times forgotten connections burned blinding evidence nothing learned. So right now… This poem… Is all I have. Tears of hysteria washed off reason fingers are flames and tempers; forests. Tensions mounting amounting to nothing. Frustrations bubbling foaming within. With little comfort… This poem… Is all I have.…
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Ignorance so bliss (Poem)

This poem sets the scene of an individual, in a room where massacres are taking place, sitting mute in a chair with eyes closed and music playing in headphones wedged in ears – the idea of being deaf, dumb and blind to the world around me, as an extended metaphor of the effects of ignorance. …
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Seized in slumber (Poem)

No longer can I feign In the pain of this routine; Important matters matter not When the priority is to entertain.   When will we seize the slumber? Guard injustices at our door? When will breezes bleed from thunder? As whims whisper evermore.   Yet smiles to all outsiders, For such expressions are of charity,…
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