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Lauren M. Hancock

Author, Poet, Artist

Thank you for taking some time out to visit my poetic corner of the world.

I’m Lauren M. Hancock.

I love expressing myself through poetry, which is why I’ve dedicated my website to this art form, moving forward from the former Alice Well Art content I used to post.

Please view my poetry or earlier works, read a little more about me as a writer and artist, view my sample artworks, or read about my book of illustrated short stories.

“Our Whimsical World: Illustrated Stories”, debut book available.

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poem: a quiet space – 29/06/22

There exists within, a quiet space Where I can gently rest I lay my head upon my pillows Feel downy tenderness I lose myself in unconscious flow Need not be concerned about those who won’t listen I am rising high and low And into a section of My mind A portion Where it’s comforting and […]

poem: rising spirits – 29/06/22

Taint my skin with sweet molasses the sweetness a scourge overrides the senses a narrative spoken a tale long shared abstract metamorphosis the thick syrup clings to my hair. Do not wonder at the analysis of yesteryear it is long gone yet they all keep resurfacing is 2022 the year? The year for spirits rising […]

poem: Your own universe – 26/06/22

Be your own universe make your eyes shine with wonder amazement sheer and utter delight do not allow the internal battles to steal away from the power of your crown speak your truths you have almighty hidden sight and you can envisage your future if you allow yourself to direct yourself with eloquence, charm and […]

poem: it’s the intent to see – 21/06/22

When they try to diminish you stop you from expressing what is within you smile and be positive ignoring their jibes and obvious attack towards you there is no point in acknowledging the intent the internet is full of people like these there are many many others with hearts heaven sent focus on these beings […]

poem: mysterious way – 20/06/22

This was written for the prompt “Wings of wonder” from @writersaroundtheworld, hosted by @whitepurplezainu. — Mysterious Way — My eyes scan the skies wings of wonder carry me away from demise after demise the positives multiply enriched with courage dismissed is fear and fright. Impending light then streams source reaches forth to me a calming […]

poem: fifty shades of tears (Instagram prompt) – 16/06/22

Fifty shades of tears and sixty shades of fear a hundred thousand pounding heartbeats a million yearning fingers clawing  dragging each another near. She does not understand nor accept the desire of theirs but her aching, manic thoughts so frantic  convolutions near, and… defensively, besmirching names of others who strolled past or within her way, […]

poem: breath of the wild – 14/05/22

breath of the wildintuitive is the meansin which life should be ledupheaval can distend tightened seamsand there is a certain understandingthat change can’t displaceone’s destinybut time, oh, my innocence,will neither aggravate nor alterFate’s true intensity. bulging at the middlea curious heapin the middle there’s an achingsomething wants to be seenit’s the beginnings of eye-watering trutha […]

poem: envious ivy – 06/05/22

Envious ivy trails round rotten doors, entranceways metamorphic shapeshifting then reality restored, what lies behind the reckoning of Time, a conundrum, in fact, sheer scope, Divine. What cause cataclysmic chasms to collide, immediately doubling or tripling in size? Gargantuan are these sinkholes, blackholes laid in store as winding ivy bends and twists, collectively, more. Soon […]

poem: rainbow tears

rainbow tears stream from crystal eyesthe making, the madness,of where I’m wonderful and wisethen empty and sad these colours are thus greybut rainbow tears of happiness can still linger for another day.  the different moods, different faces which spring forth from withinI now embrace them I welcome themI allow them to be seen because it is in moments of darknessof dejection […]

poem: decisions – 29/04/22

There are traits within that I pursueto make better or more settled to correct myself anew to advance forth, to speak a humbling truth,to start a path, or reach for one which I’d already made new. Should I travel in a manner that is safer, in a way?Or take the chance to work hard at what I have maybe been […]

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