Day 38: Fire Starter

“Oh she’s certainly a fire starter that one. She doesn’t know how to leave things alone” she said, as I turned my gaze to the woman she was referring to. “What makes you say that? She looks so calm and peaceful, how could she possibly be a fire starter?” I responded in disbelief. “Oh butContinue reading “Day 38: Fire Starter”

Day 34: Sounds

I love the sound you make when we’re in agreement, satisfied with the conclusions we both came to. I love the sound of your keys rattling through the door as you unlock it after a long day at work, you enter the room and greet me with a smile.  I love the sound of youContinue reading “Day 34: Sounds”

Day 33: Jewellery

It had been in the family for a very long time, for centuries my ancestors had worn it and now it’s between me and him. As the eldest child, it should go to me, but due to the medieval and sexist laws that still exists, it might go to him. My whole life, I haveContinue reading “Day 33: Jewellery”

Day 28: Shadow

I stand behind, gazing upwards as he goes. I’m always where he is, always there, but he only sees me when the sun is shining, when everything is bright. I follow him as he makes his way back home, he’s been walking this walk for 15 minutes now. With each bend he makes my sizeContinue reading “Day 28: Shadow”

Day 27: Closed Doors

I walked down the hallway dotted with doors, each of them closed. At the other side of the endless corridor lays my destination, the door I needed to go through. Each door in the hallway was painted a different colour, from light to dark. The lighter colours were at the other end of the hallwayContinue reading “Day 27: Closed Doors”