Creative Writing · writing

Time To Go: A Short Story

I have been here for what seems like one hundred years. The trees have grown unbelievably tall and the cars now require no human intervention. People keep taking pictures of me as they go about their days. Some of them say hello. Most of them walk past without a second glance. I understand though. Until… Continue reading Time To Go: A Short Story

Creative Writing · Poetry · writing

Not Yet: A Poem

I want to sleep But I can't I want to dream But when I do I feel fleeting hope But then I am awake once again I want to live But I long for the comfortable nothing of death I want to be happy But when I smile it feels wrong I want to sleep… Continue reading Not Yet: A Poem

Blog · Book Recommendations · reading

To Read Or Not To Read: How To Squeeze More Reading Into Your Day

"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else’s mind."- Anna Quindlen Like any reader knows, we have good reading weeks and we have bad ones. We can all empathise when we see others in the dreaded "reading slump". When your TBR books bore into your… Continue reading To Read Or Not To Read: How To Squeeze More Reading Into Your Day

Blog · Poetry

While: A Poem

Thank you to Luna for posting my poem to her blog! This is a personal one but I hope someone out there can identify with it x

Luna

Left alone again
While colours and patterns consume you
Sweet dreams and hope settle around your slumbering body
While I am tormented by my mind
Black butterflies invade my churning stomach
While I look upon my sleeping love
Not a single dream appears to be of me
While I doubt and doubt and doubt
Not you, but me
While the sting of hot tears briefly warms my raw skin
Where are you? Where are you?
While I handle this sharp blade
Contemplating, longing for a different sting
While I try to push the evil aside
The anger, oh this anger is raging inside
While I pull my hair hoping for relief
Left alone again
Alone
Again.

I have just started my blog to document my writing journey! I would never go as far to say I am a poet, but I do dabble in poetry now and again.  I only…

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