Monthly Archives: May 2012

Glass House

 I didn’t know why the move happened until much later in my life, and I often wonder how loyally memory truly serves. Though giving memory the benefit of the doubt, leaving that house was leaving behind what, to a naïve … Continue reading

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Seeing Pink

 The thick pink rolled in languid folds into the paint tray, filling in the black ridges like raspberry jam. This should feel cathartic, shouldn’t it?  Being pro-active, making a positive step forward-for the family. I’m trying to forget about all of … Continue reading

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Pink Paint Day

The brakes slam, hard. “Get out of the road you prick!!!” I catch my calm back before it’s flung through the windscreen. Under my breath- ‘Jeeesus…’ Crunching the gears I decide that I won’t go home until Sunday, until I … Continue reading

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The Confessional

 My room in the house is upstairs. I say house, but it’s a bungalow, and my room’s the loft conversion. It’s the only room up those stairs, and sometimes I think they forget that it’s even there. That I’m there. … Continue reading

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