Author Archives: reachingthesun

Calm waters are attractive

Sharing another piece of slam poetry by Julia Engelmann, which I could so relate to 🙂 Julia Engelmann -Calm waters are attractive Stille Wasser sind attraktiv I’m a Nerd. But no stylish Hipster, more of a thinker, a total Chimera. … Continue reading

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Being open to feedback

“And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord“. 2 Samuel 12: 1 “He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding”. Proverbs 15:32 Sonia was told by her patient that her … Continue reading

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Is an affair forgivable?

Flowers for Victoria- Sunni Jeffers   Single parenting. Teenage daughters. Teaching moral values. Getting back together. Victoria is a successful business woman, who had to build a career from scratch after her husband left her for another woman. She is … Continue reading

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Nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award :)

Yippie!!! Another award! Rules of the Mystery Blogger Award: Feature the award logo/image on your post List the rules Thank the blogger that nominated you Tell the readers 3 things about yourself Mention the creator of the award and provide … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne The story is set in 16th century England. Hester Prynne, a typical girl most women even today could identify with, is with a child out of wedlock. She has to bear the punishment of … Continue reading

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A little light

  A little light in the darkest night, A flickering flame, threatening to cease, Is lighted when a little smile, In an ocean of indifferent faces, Creates a little space.   A gentle word in a flood of communication, When … Continue reading

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D’ya still enjoy doin it?

“A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.”- Gloria Steinem “Sex is logically impossible after marriage. You have to overcome the paradox of Not this again and Hey where did you learn that?” –Emo … Continue reading

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What do you think is worth fighting for?

“It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can cause a typhoon halfway around the world.”- Chaos theory Do infants feel pain? Jeffry Lawson was born on February 9th 1985, a little too … Continue reading

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She…

 she gave up.  she let go.  she didn’t see a reason to keep fighting,  nor did she have the strength anymore.  so she let herself go.  let herself fall,  felt the weightlessness. beneath the closed eyelids, tears formed and overflowed, … Continue reading

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An immigrant family. A genius. An indifferent mother.

Would the bright child of an immigrant family who never had the chance to go to school make it in life? Would a mother who hung to memories of an adventurous night in a train with a man be happy … Continue reading

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