Submersion

waters rose ‘round me so gradually so soothingly I barely noticed when gentle lapping against bare toes became insistent nudging of knees hips shoulders with a feeling that could be described relief I let it gently close over my head abandoning myself to bob sway boneless beneath the surface from time to time angel fish … Continue reading Submersion

Living with Invisible Illness: Walking on Eggshells- Annabelle Franklin

First, the threats. Then a few slaps. Then a major beating. And stamping and twisting and pummelling and jabbing and stabbing and burning – all where the damage won’t show. ‘Why do you do it?’ I ask. ‘It’s your own fault,’ he says. ‘If you stuck to my rules, I wouldn’t have to punish you.’ … Continue reading Living with Invisible Illness: Walking on Eggshells- Annabelle Franklin