The author writes about how navigating the world as a young person comes with a sense of confusion and frustration.
When you are a kid, you feel life as you know it is the only kind of life out there. You feel safe and content. What we lose when …
'We should have the space to contemplate, if needed, instead of worrying about scrubbing spilt beer and clearing crumbs of chips off couches.'
The British sitcom 'Peep Show' depicts the life of a 2000s unemployed guy who lives comfortably. Today, austerity has all but destroyed the possibility of such a slacker lifestyle …
'Maybe all of life is yearning, to feel the same way you felt at 13, never knowing that sometimes dreams wilt away in the heat.'
A poem on a young person yearning to find a path back to herself in the process of transitioning from youth to adulthood.
Every time my daughter comforts me, I am unintentionally giving her a raw glimpse into adulthood and causing trauma that she may not even realise until later.
When did I grow so much? How did this happen so suddenly? Is sudden the correct word for it?