Mental Health & Self-Worth

The morning I woke I up, And saw my worth, Looking in the mirror, Middle-aged & baggy-eyed, Staring back at the shaggy man, Reflection of sand and time, In the mirror staring back, The lad of nine I used to know, In the mirror staring back, The young man humping sandy dunes, In the mirror…

CHANGING ROLES

A lazy day in November 2018 changed my partner’s and I lives forever, Five surgeries later with one more to come in the future, Our roles have been turned upside down. Quickly came the medical lessons, Thrust upon me the role of caretaker, her, patient. For many these turns create chaos which rips them apart,…