Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Poems, Writing

Falling from grace

She was a paradigm of virtue Before her fall. Tumbling, windmilling Down, down, down. Rock bottom she hit Without dignity nor grace And her face wore The frown of hate. But in a measure of class, She got off her arse And slowly dragged Herself to the top. Her tale of mobility Is one for… Continue reading Falling from grace

Family, Fiction, Poems, Relationship and marriage, TV shows, Writing


She wants to be beautiful, breezy, bright But she's filled with rage And contempt. Few see her real persona. Only Those who look deep, beyond Her exterior Applied with care, attention, detail. Lance and conceal each blemish And smile. But even she can't hide behind Her mask forever. She is Soon unravelled By one who's… Continue reading Elena

Family, Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing


'Over time, and with plenty of practice, you'll manage,' said Marty. He was putting me to bed for the night, arranging my legs under a makeshift tent blanket. The moon boot was bulky, and the sheet caught on the Velcro straps. 'I'll check on you later,' he said. He winked and mouthed Love you as… Continue reading Broken

Health and wellbeing, Opinion, Poems, Writing

The value in friendship

  The heart is empty, A soul cries, devoid Of hope. Anxiety traps   And holds. A gasp of breath, A whimper escapes. She speaks, And in confession somehow,   Hope renews. Through trust built Over time, an intimacy Fostered, by disclosing concerns,   Recounting moments of joy, The value in friendship Is immense, immeasurable.… Continue reading The value in friendship