Mid Month Musing – July Edition

“I long for the simplicity of theatre. I want lessons learned, comeuppances delivered, people sorted out, all before your bladder gets distractingly full. That's what I want. What I know is what we all know, whether we'll admit it or not: every attempt to impose the roundness of a well-made play on reality produces a…

I’ve Said Things (A Fight) by Janine Marley

So happy to once again be featured on my dear friend Priscilla’s blog! I really enjoyed writing this piece 🙂


I’ve said things
Things no human being should ever say
Things no one should even think
Things that would make my grandmother (even my mother) blush.
And I know he feels them
Every thought
Every word
Every spiteful bit of myself that gets flung at him.
Right now, I don’t even care
My feelings are mine
My feelings are my truth
My feelings should matter to someone shouldn’t they?
And forgiveness is a foreign concept
I can’t right now
I won’t tomorrow
But maybe I’ll have to some day
Not for him
For me.
(Photograph by Priscilla)

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