Poem: Change – 24/11/20

The times are changing, my dear friends, my heart is no longer in tatters, I don’t need to make amends, I have said what I’ve said, and in rebuke another spoke their own words, allow us to simply remain separate and ponder, there’s no longer any need to hiss nor attend any longer. There is so much time but so little in fact, [...]

Poem: The Stage – 03/11/20

There’s no need to rant and rave, to set fire to the stage, the show’s come knocking it’s time to perform, ill feelings really should be tamed. There’s misinterpretation in the scenes, misunderstandings, certain explanations seemingly misheard or unseen, and the power in the moments is not the spat venom nor poison, but the future mellowing, [...]

Poem: Lantern – 04/10/20

I try to light the way for myself, only me at the present, for myself I can only take responsibility, but maybe in the future I’ll brighten the paths of others, allowing them to feel illumination from my positive attitude and candour. I smile and I dance into my path of least resistance, of least duress, the lantern which dangles from my wrist [...]

Prose: Chirping Crickets – 26/09/20

Male crickets chirp, signalling their romantic calamity. They know what they are seeking, whom they are aiming to have come into their world. But crickets; crickets, crickets, don’t we downplay their communication, a meaning of nothingness following a comment meant to be poignant or profound. I used to love crickets as a child. I would hunt them for hours on end, following the sounds [...]