Poem: airless dolls – 21/11/21

the righteous favour the brave but the brave favour themselves there’s little need to further delve it’s just the way they display themselves barbie girls upon on the shelf awaiting their knight to be rescued by the hero victorious from the fight they smile from cheek to cheek pearly whites framed by pillows of pale high society pink [...]

Poem: i wish – 20/11/21

i wish i wish to be seen for who I haven’t been before a need to be admired for who I am becoming and more not by others, no, but by myself, for who I am, who I am now, a genuine self-satisfaction for my hard work my development my resilience my growth it’s as though I wandered the nights for hours and years in the undergrowth dampened spirits, lingering hope every chance seemed uplifting, crazy, the freshest answer to me, solutions to breathe, but devastation only met me, befell me and thus, from success I would fall away, I would flee. [...]

Poem/Spoken Word: be yourself – 17/11/21

be yourself they told me, be yourself there’s only one of you nobody as unique as this self I didn’t believe them I kept trying to be different to change me to be more beautiful or clever or wise as I could be better than the others better than me better than I could ever be a better version of myself but I was never good enough for me – how could I be right for anyone, everyone else when I wasn’t even pleased with what I could see? [...]