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How You Died

You open your eyes and find yourself levitating past edifices, electrical wires and imposing masts. The flying birds halt and feed you quizzical looks, wondering what a wingless human is doing up so high. The sun’s glare is anodyne and its fiery gut spilled open to be feasted upon. The breeze caresses your skin, sweeps…

You Speak The Language Of Touch

You speak the language of touch Climb like vines through the window Of my body, and into my heart. You take me captive in your embrace Wrapping me with the Warm blanket of your soul. You are summer on a beach the languid wandering the contentment of the stillness of time; the contrast of sensations…

The Witness

I stare at the men in uniform patrolling the living room, a sunken aura revolving around them. Alex’s body lay there lifeless, in an unattractive crimson pool. Her eyes staring into nothing and thoughts sauntering off the edge of the universe. There’s a bullet hole by the left side of her head and her body…

I Forgot About You

I forgot about you. Finally. I forgot about your crooked smile, your infectious laughter and how you always knew just what to say to make me laugh. I forgot about how safe I felt when you held me, and how my head used to fit in the crook of your arm. I forgot about the…

The Girl I Used To Know

I used to write all the time, I always had a story to tell; my mind works that way. For the past couple of months I’ve wondered if I’ve got the writers block or if I never enjoyed writing, I still don’t have an answer. I’m writing this to dispute the answer in my head,…

How Counselling Can Save Your Career

‘Mike has made a good reputation in his organization for his efficiency in carrying out his duties effectively. He has won so many staff awards and enjoyed promotions because of his outstanding performance but things suddenly changed. Mike comes late to work. He cannot meet up with deadlines as usual and prefers to keep to…