The Vets

This is a true story. Dexter’s Cough   My dog has been forlorn this week, Because he’s had a cough. Yet still his normal sprightly self, Loud and going Woof!   His nose was cold, was eating well, He ran to fetch his ball. Played with the cats, ran up the stairs, He even jumped…

Pearl

I was out having lunch with a friend around a week ago, and we were having a chat about relationships. She’d been through a particularly hard time and was being basically ignored by the man she loved. I felt really sorry for her because she had given everything of herself, and had had her generosity…

My Son

This is a letter to you dear son to tell you how proud you have made me this week. You revised so hard for your exams, without too much prompting on my part. All of your hard work has finally paid off and you passed all of your GCSEs this week. And you didn’t just…

Loneliness

Often the loneliness it creeps on my mind, it covers my skin, my heart and leaves me exposed. I walked in the crowd and felt like they knew, so I sat alone, drank coffee alone, always alone, The ache didn’t subside, and the tears they fell and I felt feeble and breathless. My confidence was…