2020 was a hell of a year. While we managed to get through it (and even managed some personal milestones: got engaged, finished edits for my debut novel, and revealed the cover art for said novel), we won't be looking to relive it anytime soon. So hopefully, like us, you welcomed in the new year… Continue reading This Love Won’t Break Your Heart (Happy New Year 2020)
Underwear Drawer I have been hurt before, the lacy thing the magician’s assistant. An ordinary chest before your eyes from which I will pluck a heart. I have hurt, the boyfriend cut- too scared to say I’m sorry, too sorry to say I’m scared. I have messed around, with dress ups, pretending I am someone… Continue reading Underwear Drawer
I have thought about trivialising this paring its bass notes down to a simplified list or hiding behind cheap laughs, faced with impossible tasks I have been known to panic left with only my poor excuses. Unwilling to accept that I am unable to do justice. What words would work to describe a half-dream to… Continue reading Untitled
Ghosts Tonight: Look, running towards me comes Maddy and all her though I am repeating myself nightmare hair. But when she passes she is Notmaddy I am blind at a distance but capable of great insights. There’s something of her unbearable ballerina footfalls jogging ghosts dancing in my skull. And there at the bus stop… Continue reading Ghosts
Peregrinations For Dad Take flight, O Muse, take wing on charcoal skies, take steps, Minstrel, take music, take your song, take hearts, Pilgrim take eyes and make them shine, take chances, traveller, take time, make rights from wrongs. Take note, Pippin: -when your handwriting gets so bad you can’t read your own lines- take comfort,… Continue reading Peregrinations
Second Chances Who was it who said every second chance you give them is a second chance to be disappointed? Oh right, that was me.