I have returned from a very local Dawn Service. I love the service – a gathering of neighbours, local schoolkids and their families, the congregation of St Mary’s. Highlights this year – we sang the New Zealand National anthem! Such a beautiful, musical anthem, we were led by a tall, handsome young Maori from the […]
above Kholo creek a pink mountain, pink grassy heads swaying gently against the setting sun. beside Kholo creek an imprint of her hand in the cold, wet clay. lost in the night three childhoods, his parents’ pride, & little sister’s fierce love.
I had a friend with 11 fingers. The 11th, a tiny pinkie that curled and stretched in perfect imitation of the one beside. A marvel. But she told me that every new doctor, dentist and sometimes strangers on the bus would offer to her mum to reduce her to ten. via Daily Prompt: Ten
The terrible sexual assaults in Cologne are reminding me of some experiences I have had, so I thought to do a nonviolent communication exercise on one incident here. Two things to note: 1. This isn’t a serious incident, but if reading such things causes you upset, please don’t read further. 2. I am not saying that […]