Category Archives: Fiction

Yesterday, my lover left

This was my first published work of fiction, written just before I graduated from uni. I wrote it in about an hour and entered it in the Women’s Words Competition run by the university union. Needless to say, it didn’t win.

Yesterday, my lover left
me

in a fit of calm before a tableau of too many words left said—best in the shadowy space of unexplored truths—a trousseau of deceit and subterfuge and niggling little things that  all of a sudden translate into failure. And little else left silent and secret and precious. Continue reading

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