PLEASE – COME OUT

I know where you are – I know that place.

Once, we sat together in a dark corner, curled up from fear. There was despair lurking in your eyes.

Sometimes, a ray of sun shot through the dirt-grown window but it rushed out in an instant terrified by the fusty darkness. Through the wall came children’s laughter – message incomprehensible for us that life can be different. Continue reading

SOFT AND GENTLE

kotek-male3Little paw cautiously touches my knee. Little face reaches up and draws close to my face trustfully. Wide open, emerald eyes look at me saying:
‘I can trust you. I know you’ll never hurt me.’
‘Are you sure?’ I ask perversely.
‘I am. I’ve checked on you.’
‘How?’
‘I watched you carefully when you used to come with the little bowls of food.’
‘And?’ Continue reading