To the North

I must improve my confidence said North to South one day. On no, said South convincingly, you’re where the mad folk play. You don’t think me harsh, cold and barren? Questioned North. Those are your strengths said South. You are Other. That’s your worth. Outsiders cannot understand you North, but everyone sees through me, I […]

M-other

I wish my mother was strong. Like Boudica or Athena, Like Aphra Behn or Margaret Cavendish. Self-possessed and brave. With meaning. With character. With passion. I would accept those in place of love. A mother connected to her surroundings, Sensitive to her emotions and open and willing To share herself. A mother I could be […]