Tag: sorry

We Are Truly Only Sorry When Caught

We Are Truly Only Sorry When Caught

23rd Post Challenge of 31   I wrote the below a while ago and recently thought deeply about it.   We are truly only sorry when caught. Those that aren’t sorry get it, are true to themselves. Unless…   First, the words reminded me of JM Coetzee’s protagonist in Disgrace. After David got caught having …

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A loveless mother

A loveless mother

I am sorry that I had to leave you and take Blake with me. It is for the best, for now. You will understand, eventually be in a position to understand, this I am certain of. I need to be on my own for a few days, to get my head straight. Blake doesn’t understand …

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Why Lie?

Why Lie?

Al turned to face her, looked her directly in the eye and said, ‘When did you end things with him?’   ‘I’ve already told you,’ she said, not meeting his gaze, looking down at her plate of food, wishing she was grilling the halloumi cheese in some far away kitchen.   ‘Why aren’t you telling …

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