Home (7)

I want to help her, to make it alright. But I cannot. The associations with her situation and mine all those years ago are acute. It cannot be the same and yet I feel as if it is. I wish her strength. I wish them both strength. Such deprivations take their toll on relationships. She just wants a home. And why shouldn’t she have it? They have done nothing wrong. Let is be so. Let it come for them.

By Ellen Bell

Artist and writer currently living in Aberystwyth.