Spoken Word and Poem: over – 28/11/21

excited parallel universe where our motives selfishly meant were never truly met but in our beings we felt those irrevocable dents start to mend or were they beginning to spread? hard to decipher, the sensations felt young crushes soft passions gentle touches flushed complexions rough grabs forced giggles becoming something I didn’t want to acknowledge to please to be to allow him to feel to see “me” being right for him

Poem: true fool – 24/11/21

from the depths of my soul from the gateways of my being I shudder with anger distilling through me its not purely the behaviour which perturbs it’s the repeat offending I know will remain present and untoward some will never change this I hold true pity me for believing I am a true fool. Copyright © 2021 Lauren M. Hancock. All rights reserved.

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. [...]