A Different Kind Of Thirst

It was hot, hotter than any day she could ever remember. She reached into her bag and pulled out the steel thermos that carried the precious liquid to quench her parched throat and, hopefully, soothe her searing lips. Sipping slowly, she savoured each precious drop, daring not to take too much. It would run outContinue reading “A Different Kind Of Thirst”

Strength To Be Alone

They stared at me, the strangers with no clue, some with pity, others with curiosity as to why I sat alone with no company to keep. They didn’t know that I had the strength to be alone. The day had been hot, and the work harder than usual. I had walked to the pool toContinue reading “Strength To Be Alone”