Throughout her marriage, she survived a tortuous existence by protecting her children. Such ardent devotion gave her the strength to continue.
Grown now, she encouraged them to leave. Despite their reluctance, each in turn acquiesced.
Her heartfelt refrain repeated, “I’m so proud of you. It’s time to live your life and don’t look back.”
Now eligible for the Aged Pension, DVConnect ensured a safe flight from violence.
She signed a lease.
Today is the 21st of May 2023.
She gazes skyward.
Such a paucity of words does not reflect a dearth or insufficiency.
But the rarity of abundance.
About the Creator
Writing combined with photography provides me with a creative outlet to reflect with meaning on my life.
In 2008 I was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 (Rapid Cycling) and Complex PTSD.
My son’s gentle wisdom furnishes me with the gift of hope.
Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!
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