Tag Archives: motherhood

School Bully

Twins under verbal attack. At the bus stop on the first week of school. They look smart in grey and red as they are beaten down. No one turns as the bully tears a strip – it is their mother … Continue reading

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Tied Hands

Eczema drawstring round the wrist. Strangling softness vacuum dry. Peel and smelling of lotions rubbed on. Red itch. A strap of concrete and lime. White scaled to the back of her hand. Veins to mole full stop. Exclamation mark. Fingers … Continue reading

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