Poetry

Overturning love-stories

Turns out the love stories were all just two dimensional. Whether on screen or on the pages of a bookthey didn’t stand up to scrutinyand so when I became more confident and certain of my own rightsto inspect these accounts more closely¬† I lifted them up and turned them on their head and they simply…… Continue reading Overturning love-stories

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Short Reads

Matilda- the girl who made me realise the unintended impact we have on the people around us, and the awful power of assumption

Matilda moved into Fitzmary 2 long after I did; I think I had been there for six months when she came onto the ward. I was never close to her. She was my age, and so we might have perhaps become friends in another situation, or in another environment; but for the few months we…… Continue reading Matilda- the girl who made me realise the unintended impact we have on the people around us, and the awful power of assumption