Ache in my bones by Rita Simson Fernandez

Picture taken from Pinterest There is a rising ache, a mild rumbling between my bones, my heart may not know  it’s nearing a heartbreak, doom comes unannounced, but I have shattered enough  to recognise the signs of  throbbing wounds; the kind  that slowly drowns you, fill your lungs with  festering memories, similar tragedies, for the…

Sound of injustice by Rita Simson Fernandez

Picture taken from Pinterest Sometimes I ache to write about  the blood of children mixed perfectly  with wet earth until their wails  chime well with the wind in our ears  as it whoosh past us and all we hear  is the rustle of delicate leaves while remnants  of pain and terror get lost in the…

The weight of silence by Rita Simson Fernandez

Picture by Vassilis Tangoulis taken from Pinterest There was a time when meaning  crept into my intentional pauses. I let the lack of words spill moments  with a restlessness it couldn’t handle. The first time I tried silence on, a foreign sound, or lack of it, I stammered and stuttered, I didn’t realise it would…

Personal hell by Rita Simson Fernandez

Darkness There is a stillness too pure to be disturbed in the corners of my soul. Like a roller coaster ride coming to a halt, the end is here, I can see it ahead  the street lights in the highway of  my tumultuous mind hiss and go off,  snakes; they are snakes now with metal…

Endless you by Rita Simson Fernandez

Picture by Rita Simson Fernandez *** Stars do not come to me anymore. I look up and all I see is cold concrete and I yearn with all of my horribly hurt excuse of a heart to let the night sky into my soul and let it soothe me like honey on burnt skin but…

Breathe by Rita Simson Fernandez

Pages. Picture by Rita Simson Fernandez *** You are okay. You know that, right?  Amidst all the pain and the tragedy, in the valleys of your soul where you so effortlessly hide your hollowness, you know you are okay, right? Maybe happiness is an erratic outlier in your avalanche of emotions, maybe life feels monotonous …

Introducing… Rita Simson Fernandez

Rita Simson Fernandez Today we are pleased to announce a new collaboration in Gobblers: Rita Simson Fernandez. The author has kindly accepted to answer a few questions on literature, reading and writing. Thanks for joining and welcome aboard, Rita! Q: Do you have a favourite book? If so, which one? A: As an avid reader,…