The girl thought hurt was a sword. It would pierce through her enemies. The woman realized it was a two-way sword.
Every year, I wait for others To wish me on my birthday. Every year, I wait eagerly To wish others on their birthday. Every year, We all wait For someone special's wish on our birthday. Every year, We wait To be disappointed by some. Every year, Someone waits To be disappointed by us. This year, [...]
When I was a kid, One month before my birthday, I used to be very excited About the gifts, dress and celebration. When I was a teen, One month before my birthday, I used to be very hopeful About friends, family and dreams. When I was in my early twenties, One month before my birthday, [...]
As a child, I was always in awe of the Christmas star that we used to put outside our house to mark the festival. I still clearly remember the whole "star process," as my father called it. My mother was the one who made the announcement that it was time for the star. As soon [...]
How do you feel just a few hours before you turn another year old? For kids, it is excitement. For teens, anticipation. For those who have seen quite a few of these, it stops mattering altogether (or so they say). But for some, especially those in the bracket of twenty-five to thirty, it's a bit [...]
Call me my age Because I won't have it any other way. Treat me my age Because I have earned it anyway. I am a lady, No longer a girl. It's no longer "Sadie," "Sarah" can't be taken for a whirl. My looks might deceive But my words will not. What my past did receive, [...]