(I seldom post poems on here these days, but I miss writing long-form poems that I don't feel fit my Instagram, so along with my reviews, I'm going to start posting more poems here so keep an eye out.) There is a name for this kind of feeling but it eludes my tongue. It is … Continue reading A Most Unnameable Thing | A Poem
All These Countless Nights – Deaf Havana | An Album Review
Deaf Havana have always been, for me, one of those bands that accompanied my teenage British countryside years. What I mean by that is that their music has seemed to relate to me, one way or another, because the tone often seemed to strike a note with me. As if their music had that naked stripped … Continue reading All These Countless Nights – Deaf Havana | An Album Review
‘At These Heights’ | A Spoken Word Poem
The top, I stand, Breath heavy, Legs weakened, Hands chaffed, But I do not wait, For the sores to pass, This peak has me numb, As I witness the way The clouds meet The sun meet The horizon. The way in which one breath, From my cracked lips soars across, Inspecting the land, Leaving … Continue reading ‘At These Heights’ | A Spoken Word Poem
My First Christmas As An ‘Adult’.
As I write this post I am sat in my pyjamas, fully refreshed from a day of gorging on food and alcohol. My belly weighs double it's weight, and my mind is lighter from the worry a day of such indulgence does not allow. The exhaustion from a long Christmas Eve shift in retail has … Continue reading My First Christmas As An ‘Adult’.
‘Less Travelled’ | New Poem + Explanation
'Happiness was alien and fragile and Death and Prison were reaching out'
Whatever happened, don’t forget it.
As I write this it is the 10th January 2016, and I haven't written any sort of blog post related to the new year yet! Awful, I know! What's more is amongst the book reviews, music reviews and general blog posts I've put up, I haven't written a proper lifestyle/advice post in 4 months! Shameful! … Continue reading Whatever happened, don’t forget it.