The Affair: part 1

The collar of his shirt was turned up, just a little, and the dark circles under his eyes were a little more prominent than usual too. And though she noticed these small quirks about him, she never questioned them. He had been working late a lot recently. He’d been working hard, she knew. So…so, the … More The Affair: part 1

Voice

This voice. This is madness, isn’t it? Sense niggles, though logic is lost I can hear its cries But it shouts louder And it won’t let go All these unheard echoes That haunt my head I give in for a little while And it eases…for a little while So I slip my mask back on … More Voice

Her rotting teeth

She wanted to confess To tell him so badly But the words were stuck Like toffee in teeth And she could feel them Festering there Peeling back the enamel Rotting into gum Yet she could not admit Could not spit them out Because the words were worse Too unimaginable Unbearable And a rotting tooth Is … More Her rotting teeth

Shoutout

As a poetry lover and a (well…attempting) poet myself, it’s always great to read other people’s work and to speak with these writers who share the same interests. Writing is a tricky business, you’ve got to have talent, determination, passion and, like anything associated with the creative industry, a lot of luck. So when someone comes to me … More Shoutout

If I could

If I could, I’d spread my arms and change them into wings Embrace blue skies with fearless flight as feathers grew And gaze upon the world that was once so small and all I knew If I could, I’d swing through mazes of twisted branches Sliding down the snaking trucks of tall trees Hopping to the … More If I could