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Put on your undies before your shoes.

17 Jul


Get wet.

16 Jul


Think carefully.

15 Jul

Spread magic.

12 Jul



Everyone felt better when Wonk was near. Her magic stuck to them. They found specks of it when they emptied their pockets, or cleaned the filter on the clothes dryer.

The wise ones put the leftover magic in a matchbox, to save it for a rainy day. They’d shake a little out, the clouds would clear and the sun would shine again.


Be resolute.

9 Jul


She wasn’t angry precisely, just tired of being nice all day. She would never, EVER get married…ever.

“Can’t you smile a little? For your big brother?”


“But the photographer wants a family picture. All of us.”

I’m never getting married, she said in her head. They can all go jump.


Get some help.

8 Jul

There’s life after chemo.

7 Jul

He ate it all. He ate until he could eat no more, then chewed and let it fall from his mouth.

He scrabbled and tore at it with clawed fingers. He destroyed what was left with all his strength…leaving nothing behind.

What is this? By what miracle can this be? A lonely seed of hope sprouting into full-blown joy. Pleasure, humour, enthusiasm expanding outwards and upwards.



Put down the dust rag.

6 Jul


Be kind to yourself.

5 Jul


Get yourself a wing man.

4 Jul