boys can be hurt too

oh didn't they tell you that boys can be minding their own damn business and still be targeted and have their life torn apart? the boys have it easy - no glass ceilings or power struggles with patriarchy or being labelled as the weaker gender. but don't they tell you, that's what makes it even … Continue reading boys can be hurt too

IT’S NOT YOUR BODY

i live in a world where supposedly having my hemline touch the knee or lower is supposed to protect me; i'm supposed to stay in bed at 2AM not because it's good to maintain a good sleeping pattern but to roam the streets and stargaze aren't deemed to be safe for the girls. i shouldn't … Continue reading IT’S NOT YOUR BODY

hostage

i've been treading the path i've been taking at gunpoint but it's only now that i realise it's you that's been holding me hostage all this time. i would have traded my smile for yours given up sleep wasted away idle hours in your company obsessed over anything and everything with you sacrificed the rewards … Continue reading hostage

unresponsive

i stay offline aeroplane mode pattering keyboard fingers dead, vibrating buzzes of messages silent the flickering light of notifications resting the battery sleeping, voice calls not going through network disconnected´ the person you are trying to call is unavailable welcome to three voicemail, one tick last seen 27/10/15 unresponsive uncaring not fearful of shoving people … Continue reading unresponsive

he traded us

he loves drinking and the drink seems to love him; no care it seems neither has for the world. he traded his wife's love for the one of a bottle, gambled away his kids' love to the off licence corner shops; more loyal to the alcohol than to his work schedule alas it seems no … Continue reading he traded us