Monday, 21 March 2022

I want it to be okay to be you (lost draft from 2018)

Dear Omomi,

It's a Sunday evening and the darkness weaves through hillcrest like the tracks of a dense wig. From my window I can see the yellow that marks the black road in the TUKS res in tracks of parallel yellow and white that underlines some distance away. I am with my thoughts, still and uncertain. I am thinking and wishing very wildely about you.

Things are not exactly great at the moment. But things could be a lot worse too. I feel nothing. Absolutely nothing.

Auntim Jane...She always begins with ‘hmmm, look at you.’

You take. You take. You take from yourself till there is nothing left to listen to when you retire to your bed at night. You give yourself t...