Drifting through the sea of life

  The day we open our eyes, we find ourselves surrounded by endless water. Staring at the line of the unchanging horizon before us, we wonder where the ocean ends. All day we drift with the tides, we never lose sight of moving water. Floating on the wave with the bottomless ocean beneath us, we …

Morning at Berkeley’s

  ***** fiction*****   It was a usual quiet Wednesday morning at Berkeley’s café. I go to Berkeley’s every Wednesday at half past ten because Wednesday is my regular day off and it is always quiet there at that time of the day when everyone has already gone to work and the lunchtime patrons have …

Blue in Green

***** fiction*****   Everything seems kind of blue today. It's strange to wake up to one colour. Awakened by a sudden silence, I saw blue. Tints and shades of blue. Everything was blue. It was like living in Picasso's Blue Period kind of blue. I looked out the window. No surprise the sky was blue, …

The Ocean Spell

    Mysterious and dangerous Your unfathomable blue has captivated my curious heart When I fall into your deepness sinking, struggling I stop to doubt my emotions and begin to feel the tension Formless and endless I have no clue for why I am breathing hard When I dive into your darkness flowing, gliding I …

The Wall

    Hard and cold a solid fortification Proud and bold a peaceful demolition The Iron Curtain that split The East and The West The country's burden a never-ending identity quest You thought a wall could suppress a desire for sovereignty No, not at all It increased the pressure of liberty Feared and confused the …

Until…

Tell me why...I don't like Mondays...Tell me why This song came across my mind as I was contemplating on this amazing artwork at Carriageworks the other day. On 29 January 1979, 16 year old girl Brenda Ann Spencer opened fire at a school in San Diego killing two adults, injured eight children and a police …