Note to Self

A wry note to self; when the words swim before you stop typing, just stop.   Antonia Sara Zenkevitch

When Light Hurts

*trigger warnings regarding chronic conditions, including particularly serious ones   Migraine I recognise Sensory disturbance, I’m calmer knowing what it is; My brain   On fire, Waiting For full diagnosis Thinking of Dad’s aneurisms, Anxious,   My sight blurs I am fire and ice Pressures rise Behind eyes; I had brain damage at birth, Now…

Struggles With Socks

I struggle with stocks

My worry monster eats them;

Burdens played away.

Antonia Sara Zenkevitch

Thirsty Words

I’d lost words

But with keen intent

Regained them,

In each breath

Paroxysms of purpose

Direct gusts of wind …