Words Of My Heart

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”
– Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

I am #BeyondWorthy of my anorexia recovery

I am #BeyondWorthy of my anorexia recovery

I wrote this piece in reaction to the #BeyondWorthy hashtag launched by writer and mental health advocate Jacqueline Whitney, as part…

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On accepting to be a woman

On accepting to be a woman

I was afraid to be a woman for so long that I did everything to make every ounce of femininity that I possessed disappear.
And then one day, I didn’t want to be afraid anymore.

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6 months. 10 kilos. And millions of thanks.

6 months. 10 kilos. And millions of thanks.

I took two boomerangs of myself in those gray jeans – one before being hospitalised, and one the day I…

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Une deuxième étoile

Une deuxième étoile

(A second star) 

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Cocorico – Ma Lettre à France

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Burgundy Fairytale

Burgundy Fairytale

“A painter’s got a canvas. A writer’s got reams of empty paper. A musician has silence,” said British musician Keith Richards.
My canvas is all that my eyes can see.
A life-size canvas, white sheet of paper, silence
or thousands of sounds blending in.
And then comes my paintbrush, my pen,
and my little madness,
gathered
to create a unique painting, story, melody.

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The Chinese Portrait of 18 February 2018

The Chinese Portrait of 18 February 2018

If I were an object, I would be a key to open the doors of endless possibilities.  If I were a…

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# Be Your Own Valentine

# Be Your Own Valentine

After being hospitalised for a little more than four months now because of an eating disorder I’ve stopped denying is…

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A Friend Asked Me What My Ideal Date Would Be

A Friend Asked Me What My Ideal Date Would Be

© Joao Silas Yesterday, a friend asked me what my ideal date would be. I said I didn’t really know…

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Stamp Your Love On Me

Stamp Your Love On Me

Stamp my heart with your tears, May they be of joy or sadness. Stamp my soul with your words And…

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This Is How You See Beautiful Things

This Is How You See Beautiful Things

© Brooke Cagle  You always see beauty when you know how to look. It’s everywhere. You just have to open…

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How I Made The Festive Season Be As Cheerful As Possible While In Hospital

How I Made The Festive Season Be As Cheerful As Possible While In Hospital

“Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.” – Brene Brown  For someone who loves the Christmas…

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What I wish for in 2018…

What I wish for in 2018…

“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope…

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You Gave Me Your Time

You Gave Me Your Time

© Vladimir Kudinov  When you gave me some of your time, you gave me a portion of your life, and…

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Hurtful Truths & Beautiful Lies

Hurtful Truths & Beautiful Lies

© John Mark Arnold  I would rather hear hurtful truths than beautiful lies.

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It’s Been A Month

It’s Been A Month

© Ivan Karasev  It’s been a month today. It’s been a month I find it difficult to turn on the light,…

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