“I’m not just a pawn”

“The past is found in the captured pieces, or if available, the score sheet or the player’s memory, the present is the position before you, and the future is in your head not your hands”- Michael Angello Purcell “It’s hard to tell what defines this game more; The tension between the players, The tranquility, Or better yet, the apprehension amongst the opposing pieces. What’s important though, is that the board is set and everyone’s ready. All that’s left is to ace the game. The start. I’ve done this many times before, but it seems all new to me each time. … Continue reading “I’m not just a pawn”

“Judge me not, Oh Trendsetter “

My Sunday begins half an hour later than other days. It’s a few minutes of extra slumber but it means the world to me. I go to sleep hoping that I’ll get to see the face of my prince before dawn… before the sun cuts through the blinds in my room. I hope that I’ll get to taste the crisps I see at the supermarket every Sunday before I am awakened by the realities of day. Every day, my dreams get cut short. Sometimes it’s by the shout of mother waking the household while other times it is the moo-ing … Continue reading “Judge me not, Oh Trendsetter “