Shiva at the exhibition

Shiva at the exhibition Last night Shiva attended the first art exhibition dedicated to her. The show was called “Howl for Shiva” and included works by the internationally acclaimed artist Sebastian. Sebastian has made a series of works inspired by Shiva. He had been moved, he said, by her stories, and sought to capture theRead more

Shiva digs digging

“Hey Shiva! What are you doing?” “I’m digging.” “Hey Shiva! What are you digging?” “I’m digging a hole.” “I can see that Shiva. It’s a mighty fine hole.” “Hey Shiva! What’s the hole for?” “A hole, is a hole, is a hole. That’s all.” “Hey Shiva! What’s in the hole?” “A hole is in theRead more

Shiva the refugee

It’s all in the past now, But little vestiges remain, Hinting at the pain inflicted on this gentle girl in a country far away. Shiva cowers when she sees a statue. Shiva shivers when someone walks with a cane. Shiva backs away from strangers. Her rescuers doubted she could ever trust again. No creature shouldRead more

What is it Shiva?

Drip                drip                  drip                         drip                         drip                      Read more

Shiva and the flooded field

Out on her afternoon walk, Shiva always runs ahead. She checks back from time to time to make sure mum is keeping up. Shiva is so speedy. Shiva is so agile. She races like a rocket. Blink and you miss her. When mummy calls it’s just as if Shiva slams on the brakes, sinking herRead more

Shiva dreams

When Shiva sleeps, what does she dream? Do all the fragments of the day Come back to her mind And play Like pieces in a jigsaw puzzle? The frisbee that her daddy threw. The cross words when she chewed the shoe, Her mummy bought for sixty dollars. The ten k that she ran that day,Read more

Shiva is hiding

Shhh…. Sh. Sh. Sh. Shiva is hiding. Shhh…. Sh. Sh. Sh. Shiva is hiding in the long grass. Shhh…. Sh. Sh. Sh. Shiva thinks we can’t see her. Shhh…don’t make a sound or she will know that we can see. Sh. Sh. Sh. She will know that we can see the tickly grass making herRead more

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