Pinnacle

Even as I realise this is happening – and this is happening – my lungs seize and it’s as though all the blood rushes away from my core and tries to quick-pulse itself out through my skin, leaving my fingertips tingling, my head buzzing with a faint, pulsating rush, and my feet as though they’re…

Sanctuary

Shhh! I’ve found somewhere perfect for us to hide from life – don’t tell anyone! Come on…let me show you, but quiet…tread softly until we’re out of sight, out of mind, and then we can be free (if only for a short while). Take my hand and step this way…

Until death do us part

“How can you be STUCK?!” I sign laboriously, fighting against the rising tide of frustration lapping at the insides of my stomach. Her eyes are terrified as she shrugs and indicates (wildly – I can’t even tell where she’s pointing) the location where she thinks the snag is. Bubbles are streaming out of her regulator…too…