'sappening yo! You see the book above? That's my baby and it is now available for FREE DOWNLOAD on Smashwords if you're looking for a quick but (hopefully) engaging read! I released it a couple of months back, but I've been a bit shit on the promoting side of things. I hate being pushy and didn't want … Continue reading Shameless self-promotion – ‘Sweet Oblivion’ is out now, peeps!
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
Okay, I have been insanely busy these past couple of weeks and one of the reasons behind this business is my debut poetry collection, Sweet Oblivion! I initially published it last week but the formatting was all wrong, so I had to start over. The formatting has been corrected (I couldn't quite work out page breaks, but … Continue reading ‘Sweet Oblivion’ has been published! (finally!)
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 😁
Alexandra Elle writes frankly about her experience as a young, single mother while she celebrates her triumph over adversity and promotes resilience and self-care in her readers. This book of all-new poems from the beloved author of Words From A Wanderer and Love In My Language is a quotable complement to her beautiful blog and Instagram account. So, I had … Continue reading ‘Neon Soul’ Alexandra Elle
Haunted The skittering of autumnal leaves along empty paths Is your voice, a quiet whisper that haunts the night The cool kiss of a midnight breeze against my skin Is an echo of your once lingering and loving touch The heavy, earthy scent of rain but a moment passed Is the ghost of your crushing, … Continue reading Haunted – A poem
My Story Not so long ago, I truly believed That happiness wasn't written Upon the pages of my destiny But Not so long ago, I didn't know him Now I believe my past was but a draft And that perhaps my story is being rewritten. I'm not always channeling my inner Poe. I can sometimes … Continue reading My Story – A poem
Poetry is... a ray of sunshine, shining light on the shadowed, forgotten parts of the soul Poetry is... a therapy session that accepts only pen and paper as payment Poetry is... tears and heartache, smiles and laughter, immortalized in words everlasting Poetry is... cleansing Poetry is... release. What is poetry for you?