THE GREEN BOTTLE ASHORE

The Green Bottle Ashore It’s payday, August 2021. Sill in my green work-coat, on my get-away trail. A walk through an unfamiliar path, away from the socioeconomic brouhahas and community palavers. I found this green bottle, with a note and twenty-five rock encrusted gold rings. Until this moment, notes in bottles were offshore fairy-tales.  Continue reading “THE GREEN BOTTLE ASHORE”

HE TAUGHT ME

HE TAUGHT ME My father taught me to be my best in all I do. “Compete with no one, but yourself.” Be independent, be ambitious”.   My father taught me never to be lost in the cheers of the crowd. “Be strict to yourself and lenient with others. “Set your stake and margin for success.Continue reading “HE TAUGHT ME”

I DON’T WANT TO BE LIKE HER

      I DON’T WANT TO BE LIKE HER   I don’t want to be like her. Extravagantly loving, calm and caring. Giving, always forgiving. Never on a fault finding mission; in hard work she fends for all. Not even the dip-drops of the rains was able to make the merchant’s princess regret herContinue reading “I DON’T WANT TO BE LIKE HER”

Victoria’s Anecdote

Who am I ? What am I doing? How did I get here? Yesterday, cheerful.  A  girl, a daughter,  a sister, an aunt. Confused, crushed. Today, overwhelmed. A mum, a wife, a sister, a daughter, an aunty I lost the cheer, I got the tasks. Tomorrow, soaring. A mum, a wife, a sister, a daughter.Continue reading “Victoria’s Anecdote”

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