The beginning, the pain, the end.
Category Archives: Life
There were those before us, and there would be those after us. Then our names were called, and there was us.
“9.10am Court in 50 minutes. You’re in daycare. After court I have to finish painting the yoga room. Your father’s treatment of you concerns me and while I don’t want to leave my home, truly my home, of W.A., … Continue reading
I was sure that the orange of the sunset painted walls of the yoga room tinged Tom and Daniel’s cheeks as Tom, over six foot tall, held Daniel on his shoulders, talking to me. I also saw the unmistakable glow … Continue reading
The ocean rushed to surround the legs of Daniel and me as we stepped in to meet its great beauty. Froth and foam massed at Daniel’s belly and he nearly toppled over as a wave surged forward and cleared the … Continue reading
As shadows crept across my bedroom floor and cloaked Daniel’s trolley in a silhouette, I decided for the very first time in my whole life that the child would not be victim. I decided I needed to know absolutely whether my son … Continue reading
Karen, Chris’ sister, opened her front door and let me in. I did not like the atmosphere. Walking through her hallway, I turned into the lounge room. Daniel, on the floor, looked up at me. Again, he seemed to me … Continue reading
Life. Sitting at my large wooden writing desk, I folded my arms and rested my head on them. I closed my eyes, smelt the wood of my desk. Was it dead now the tree was cut, I wondered? So why … Continue reading