It’s your birthday today. 52. That’s how many candles you would be blowing out but he has to do it without you now. The first time ever and he won’t get to speak to you on the 14th April, a day you both shared together in some way for your entire lives. The anniversary of … More Birthday
I’ve not written for a little while because I’ve felt I needed a break mainly for three reasons Because my inspiration was running a little dry and I wanted to spend some time reading in order to improve my own work Because I have been focusing on short stories and a basis for a couple … More PAUSE
I like the way you still keep one eye on me as we circle this room, we still never quite lose track of each other while in the same vicinity. You would still jump to my defence if I needed it, you still hate that I talk to him, that he’s a close friend, But we … More Shoutout to my ex: Radar
And before you my life was silly: Drunkness and dance floors, Boys in the wrong beds, Joking with the jesters But you brought a stillness With you I didn’t want to live it at 100 miles an hour, I wanted to live the moments as they came to us over and over Kissing in the … More Before you
My Uncle Malcolm died yesterday morning and I wrote a poem similar to this which I shared with him. I’ve now written another version of it to share. We always shared the view that the world was not black and white and I wanted to reflect that here. He provided me with countless debates over … More The world is not black and white
I never knew heartbreak was an actual thing. Not a physical thing anyway. I thought it was something people just said but over the past week, I have felt it. A pain in my chest. Real pain and a heavy heart. My uncle is dying. My uncle. My dad’s twin brother. My cousin’s dad. The … More Hearts are heavy
This week I have conquered one of my biggest fears and it has been one hell of a week with three job interviews as well as starting a new job and balancing my current jobs. I am pretty proud of myself for this week and that is not something that I say often so it … More Success!