Welcome to Helen Aitchison Writes
Welcome to my page, where I hope to engage you and connect you with my writing.
Here I will share my writing journey, from thoughts through to publication of poetry, short stories and my upcoming novel, The Dinner Club.
I hope my writing resonates with you, that you feel inspiration as a reader and even as a writer yourself and always welcome feedback.
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I begrudgingly turned forty this Spring. It’s was something of an emotional rollercoaster to me. On one hand I was and still am seething that I have entered “middle age”, I don’t want to adult, I just want to be fresh faced, drink alcohol two nights in a row and be care-free. On the otherContinue reading “Forty Thoughts on Turning Forty – Realisations and Reflections”
Lingering, in the shadow you lurk, Although there have been a thousand sun rises, Since I escaped, away from your claws. Will I ever feel truly emancipated? Care free, no looking over my shoulder, No heart racing, dry mouth anxiety. Albatross. What is it like to be without you? To drown you in a seaContinue reading “Albatross”
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