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Creative writing

  • Poetry

    Adulthood

    As a child I dreamt of growing up to be an adult, because it meant: Freedom Nobody tells me what to do; My very own place, A career too; It meant: Control…

  • Poetry

    Morning Gym

    Woke up early on Monday morn To hit the gym at the crack of dawn Couldn’t find my clothes in their usual place Looked high and low and in the darkest…

  • Poetry

    Gone

    It has been three days since Mum and I left the house; three days since she got out from under the covers. Mum seems sad. She is always crying. Or sleeping.…

  • Fiction

    Destiny

    They laughed when she spoke about her dreams to become a doctor. “You’re a girl,” they said. “You have to get married, have kids and look after your family. It’s your…

  • Poetry

    The Final Conflict

    It was after two when I got home. Well past the time I’d told him. As I tiptoed into our bedroom, with my high-heels in my hands, I tried to subdue…

  • Fiction

    First Kiss

    Everyone seemed to have a story about their first kiss around the campfire that night. Yet, Susie was not sure if she wanted to share her story with the other girls.…

  • Poetry

    Those dreadful numbers

    I’ve lost count Of the times I’ve needed numbers To be even, not odd Yet I know How irrational it seems To place my destiny In digits like these It offers…

  • Poetry

    Where do you go

    Where is it you go When you leave me Each night Why don’t you tell me The exact path of Your flight I wait I wonder I live In fear Of…