Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

TW: anti-Arab racism, bullying, violence, mental illness, dissociation, unreality, eye horror (not trauma to eyes) I don’t remember the first fight I was in. Part of that’s because it’s hard to tell the difference between a fight and being pushed around; bullying versus confrontation. But I remember one in particular, because it was one of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Twenty: Heartbeats Between the Match and the Fire

Thank you once more to J. Deo (@JDeoWrites) for their fantastic sensitivity reading! TW: violence, threats towards a child, sexual harassment, emotional abuse, attack on/near a place of worship, trauma, reality distortion I opened the gurdwara doors with both hands, walk turning into a march across the asphalt as I approached her. My feet ached … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Twenty: Heartbeats Between the Match and the Fire

Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Nineteen: Honour the Dead

Thank you to J. Deo (@JDeoWrites) for the wonderful sensitivity reading on this chapter! I am not Sikh and most of the description of the funeral is their work.  TW: religion, death/grief, reality distortion, attack on/near a place of worship “Are you sure this is alright?” I asked, for the third time that night. Will … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Nineteen: Honour the Dead