Poem: Paper-Thin – 02/07/20

Some may view me as mechanically sound, for I smile quite naturally and talk with a lilting, confident tone. My words are humorous, relaxed, and 'well', they don’t know what’s hiding inside, the astringent sadness, she overwhelms.   Internally, I feel stretched, as though a punishing thin layer has been made out of me, a [...]

Poem: The Farce – 20/06/20

There are days when I feel incredibly down, I can’t turn the corners and curves of my mind back up and around,   my stage presence is moot, I’d like to crawl back in the pages of my life’s former books, and relive the wonderful stages.   But I cannot control myself, my miserable entity [...]

Poem: Girlish Dreams – 26/02/20

fairy bread and toffee apples and Barbie dolls and cupcakes pink princess outfits and friends' prematurely planned weddings and skipping rope and playing-house games   a little girl’s dreams so simple and easy to please those years in primary school where we danced on the rocks like sprites with ease   but then my dreams [...]

Poem: Hollow Eyed – 13/10/19

She hides between the curtains and the window from nothing in particular, allowing herself to view the wide-eyed smiling moon casting its dancing light upon the dew dotted grass; a nightly view so familiar.   The brightness is expansive in her vision compared to the darkened room which she calls her home, where upon the [...]