Monthly Archives: July 2015

MUTUAL RESPECT

Out of mutual respect I took the suitcase.  Miguel had taken my child. I would be trapped again by the suitcase.  I would become pregnant again, and I would depend on Miguel to take the child away to live with … Continue reading

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WOMAN’S WORK

I always sing as I wash the woollen garments in the yard, keeping my mind upon the Lord.  In the winter, I shiver as I plunge my hands into the water, my fingers almost as numb as my heart.  Nothing … Continue reading

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SMASHED

It smashed.  Electric sparks flew from the dissected television.  Inanity was driving me insane.  I stumbled into the bedroom where boxes that hold products gathered dust.  Dot.com businesses, we had been told, were the future. The certificate declaring my First … Continue reading

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