Good morning and long time no see, my lovely WordPress peeps! How is this disgustingly hot summer treating everyone so far? I'm just dropping by amid working on my dissertation to share a short story that I wrote. Every Wednesday, a good friend of mine hosts a Twitter challenge called Museum Musings (search #MuseumMusings on … Continue reading The Ring
One of my latest pieces (originally published on Mirakee).
There are days when you might feel that to some people your existence is a curse But know and remember this one truth; you're so wanted, loved and needed And I hope that one day the clouds will part and you'll gain a true sense of your self worth For anyone who needs a … Continue reading Curse – a poem
Meet my constant companion; we met when I was in my mid teens Tell me, what do you think? Was our union simple coincidence or something just written in my genes?
This is my first attempt at a performance piece of poetry. It's not good, but thought I'd share it anyway. There’s this stigma surrounding mental health As though talking about it, admitting that you’re struggling Somehow diminishes your worth, who you are and your sense of self We live in a society that tries … Continue reading Stigma – a poem
Those moments in which we'd simply gaze at one another Were moments in which we became something other We became more than partners, more than lovers We became something indescribable with our souls uncovered.
Your words caress me in ways no mortal hands have ever done, sending shivers dancing across my very soul How is it that mere words have become such an intrinsic part of my day, having woven themselves into my existence, So much so, that my desire to talk to you transcends the mind, becoming … Continue reading Words – a poem
We fear the dark Because it's the unknown And the unknown is full of possibility We fear possibility Because it's about taking a chance When our path is illuminated by nothing more than a glimmer of hope We fear taking a chance Because there is no guarantee That we will escape the dark and its … Continue reading Why do we fear the dark? – a poem
In the run up to my poetry anthology's release, I thought I'd share some new material I've been working on this past week or two 😁