The cold whips around my body as I stand outside on the pavement. Cars move past me down the main, busy road and shallow puddles reflect bright white light from their headlights. I hear the occasional sound of cars beeping, typical chaotic traffic in Auckland, although I don’t know if this is directed at me or each […]
I can’t hear you, I can’t feel you and I can’t get through to you. It feels like you’re standing right in front of me, but a dense ocean stretches between us and keeps us separated. You have your back to me, you’re looking at something far away that I can’t see. I can’t reach […]
Salty tears spill over the edge and roll down my cheeks, creating a wet trail through my foundation. Peering at myself in the mirror, I see small smudges of mascara under my eyelids and a pile of long, tousled hair that has been caught in unforgiving wind and rain.
I wish we were able to walk down to the ocean, take a deep breath and feel our problems take their heavy weight off our shoulders and fall with a thud onto the soft sand below. With our eyes firmly closed, we would hear the waves crash onto the shore and reach the ends of our […]