Haiku hope part 3 – The Fan

Close. I hate it when people use this word to describe the temperature, and my partner has been wittering it for days.

Are you finding it dull and hot? Those pointless summer days when you sweat but don’t even see the sunshine are pointless aren’t they?

So my latest Haiku Hope is dedicated to my saviour when it gets warm – my fan.


The Fan

Warm weather be gone!

Sweat glistens and shines my brow

No charge. Pointless fan.


So that’s part 3 done, and even now I’m looking at a fan with a blinking light of doom. A blinking light of doom that indicates the battery is about to submit, so sweat and discomfort await me.

Roll on winter!

Published by stephc2021

Hi! I'm Steph, an amateur writer and illustrator specialising in Mental Health and being a self-confessed Spoonie. My website is home to any successful fiction I create, with stories that have won so far covering difficult subjects such as baby loss and mental health in grief as well as some funny and heart-warming tales when I get the inspiration. Every drawing and picture on my website was created by me. I spend a lot of time coming up with illustrations to accompany all of my posts and pages. I try to create original content across all of my channels, whether I'm writing about my own fiction or just generally musing on mental health or my own issues. I want to be part of the change because I believe the understanding of MH in the UK is getting better, but has a very long way to go. By being honest about my own struggles and symptoms I think others will relate and hopefully it will encourage them to talk to someone and get the help and support they need. Long term my goal is to help children too, help them understand their own mental health and how to help with the mental health of those around them. I live in the UK with my partner, daughter and dog, I swear frequently and I adore a well made, traditional, gooey, chocolatey, delicious brownie.

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