Happy Birthday Lady B
streaming in through my balcony doors. I was suddenly greeted by the mother of
all headaches, last nights outfit lay on the ground beside my bed. I get up and
slip on a mens singlet, I’m parched and my calfs burn from a massive night of
While I wait for the kettle to boil I count four sticks of lipstick, three
empty Elle champagne bottles, two battered limes and one empty 1 litre bottle of Absolut.
mug and reach into the bottom of the fridge for a carton of milk. I pour the
liquid into my cup…it’s thick and grainy. I consider throwing the whole coffee
out. My brain pounds against the inside of my head. Fuck it.
sip the highly caffeinated drink. I notice two bruises on my legs and a massive
blister on my left heel. I hear a mans voice and the sound of footsteps. With one swift movement I untie my hair and let it fall around my face.