Little Soul

The little voice whispers "you will be fine",And then I realise the little voice is mine, I stagger and stumble and think in my head, I should listen to what my little soul said. The me of the past, encourages me now, I may have grown up, but she's with me somehow,Though I get scared,... Continue Reading →

Sunflowers

Flowers have short lives, They spend their life trying to grow, They blossom into something beautiful, From the tiny seeds that we once did sow. But sunflowers are extra special, This giant yellow full bloom, Can brighten up each day, And even the dullest room. Though their lives are often short, They chose to be... Continue Reading →

Bodies intertwining as we dance,Dance until the hours melt away, Away we dance through the streets, Streets filled with people watching, Watching as we twirl and turn, Turn by turn we waltz in the night, Night punctuated with stars so bright, Bright little stars the only light we need, Need to keep waltzing to the... Continue Reading →

The Sea and Me

Just one small sailboat, In the waves that make the sea, And on that small boat, Sits little lonely me. There's an anchor on the boat, It's not where it's supposed to be, It's used to bring us to shore, Instead it will be used to drown me. I wrap my hands around the rope, I cut it with a knife, Today will not be... Continue Reading →

The Weight of the World

The weight of the world is a really interesting concept alongside the whole saying 'they have the weight of the world on their shoulders'. The fun thing is the weight of the world has never changed, in all of the billions of years it has existed. No matter what we build that weight won't change... Continue Reading →

Doughnuts and Coffee With You

She placed her coffee down on the table,And didn't lift her nose from her book, She didn't care who was around her, She didn't stop reading to look. He spotted her from the other side of the room, He decided to go and say hello, In his hand was another coffee, And a doughnut with icing sunflower yellow. He placed his handfuls... Continue Reading →

Toxic Juice

A poem about how you don't need to follow the crowd and 'drink the toxic drinks' that society lay out for us. Just because you see others do it doesn't mean you should fall into the trap.

Ready The Soldiers

This is a call to the human race, The biggest battle that we will face, Ready the soldiers, we're going to war, This is something we should all stand for. The mechanical battle begins today, That of the past may just be the best way. The inflation of technology, a war must commence, Line up... Continue Reading →

Reflections

She walks down a path, There's a clearing in the wood, A large lake lies still. She sits by the side, Evaluating the life, Under the surface.For under the still, Is a world we never knew, The surface hides it. She looks at her face, Reflected in the water, More than meets the eye. As under the layer, Of the girls exterior, Is a life she hides. For just... Continue Reading →

Not Lukewarm

This poem is all about discovering a love that makes you feel alive, not just settling for something lukewarm. Love is an emotion that is meant to make you feel something. Find one that makes you feel alive.

Cut and Paste

The first day of National Poetry Writing Month. This is a poem about fighting beauty standards set out by magazines. Similarly to how magazines 'Cut and Paste' parts of the models body they like to create this perfect image, this poem tells the story of a girl who wishes to cut and paste her own version of beauty onto her body. It is about the battle we face trying to live up to unrealsitic beauty standards.

It is another bringht monday lunchtime, and so that means it is time for another Hiaku Prompt. This week, the words are Narrow and Minded. I really enjoy doing these and if it is something you would be interested in trying, you can Join in. Once you click the link you will be taken to... Continue Reading →

It has been a while since I have challenged myself to do one of these, I had become to busy to spend the time I wanted on the blog. It felt like a chore. I have had some time off and have come back loving it more than ever. With that being said, it is... Continue Reading →

Find,Looking, Having fun, Discovering,Never stop the hunt, Not knowing where to go, That is all part of the fun, Discovering places and things, Imagination free to run wild, When are you going on an adventure?  The world is yours to explore. What is stopping you?  

Two people sit round a table,Just two people alone, It's simple, and plain, yet it's theirs, They have no fears, worries or cares, How happy are they to be,  Just the two people you see. The following year comes another, Two people, and now a third,The thrid one is crying,They can't get a line in, Still how happy they are to... Continue Reading →

I never used to like coffee, I've always fancied tea,But since starting a masters,It's usually a coffee for me. Remeber that time, around summer when I was all "woo I'm going to be doing a masters"? You know when I mean. Well. I was wrong, I have made a terrible mistake and I would like to... Continue Reading →

When you said I love you for the very first time, my whole room lit up with stars dancing across the ceiling, down the walls and filling up the sky. The room became so bright, I could barely even see, that's what your love did to me. When you said I love you for the... Continue Reading →

The Colour of Love

She sees everyone, In all different shades of grey, But when she saw you, She could not believe her eyes, You was all different colours. Your smile shined deep red, Your hair was a mousy brown, Your cheeks blushed with pink, And your eyes a green sea blue. The colours bounced off of you. And... Continue Reading →

There is this 80 year old woman, Living on my street, Except every time I see her,She's always on her feet. She's searching day and night,All seven days a week,She's looking for her brother,She lost playing hide and seek. She often tells her story, Of the day he disappeared,She says it happened years ago,Something horrible... Continue Reading →

Fog, Covered, Arms reaching, Man made of mist, Trying to grab me, He's got into my head, My thoughts all begin to blur, The man of the mist coming for me, My judgment is clouded, I can't see, My depression is catching up with me. I battle against the man made of mist, I beg... Continue Reading →

New Beginnings

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone reading this has a happy and healthy 2019. I hope that you make the most of every day, of this new beginning. A whole new year of chances. How will you use yours?

Sometimes I wonder,How different my life would be, If I made choices,Based on the things that I want, Not what other people want. Sometimes I will think, That the decision is mine, That I have a choice, But part of me knows, I don't,The choices are always yours. So I'm changing that, I am taking back control,These are my choices, And it is my... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. It’s so interesting to see people’s take on the challenge words- which this week are Win and Lose. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you can join in here. The link will take you to see the... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. It’s so interesting to see people’s take on the challenge words- which this week are Future and Hope. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you can Join in here. The link will take you to... Continue Reading →

She added a charm to her bracelet,For every life that she took, Though, she didn't have a favourite, As it was her personal scrapbook. The bracelet told her story, Of the boys who fell in love, The charms were the all glory,She still often thinks of.The boys were represented,In the charms, it was clear to see,The bracelet she invented,Could never... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. It’s so interesting to see people’s take on the challenge words- which this week are Question and Resolve. This week I have decided to write a tanka. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. It’s so interesting to see people’s take on the challenge words- which this week are Strike and Hunger. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you can Join in here. The link will take you... Continue Reading →

Photos hold stories, They hold moments forever, They tell my story, Better than I ever could, Whispering a thousand words. If you look closely, Photographs hold my secrets, Look you'll see it's true, They hold all of the secrets, I wouldn't have said to you. Photos can not change, Though the people in them can,... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. Although this week I have written a tanka. It’s so interesting to see people’s take on the challenge words- which this week are Art and Compass. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you can... Continue Reading →

Homesick

So the worst part about being away from home is feeling homesick. Unfortunately for me I happen to feel homesick an awful lot. I don't know how to cope with that feeling, I don't know what I can do to make it better. Nothing I seem to do helps me face it. I want to... Continue Reading →

Another week has passed and so it is time again for another haiku prompt. It's so interesting to see people's take on the challenge words- which this week are Rise and Fall. If you would like to have a go at the weekly haiku challenge, you can Join in here. The link will take you... Continue Reading →

Rain.

The rain is my favourite weather, and so waking up this morning to it gently hitting the window was a lovely wake up call for me. I find the rain so fascinating because it dances and falls to the ground. Everything becomes prettier in the rain.

Cold, Yet warm, Leaves dancing, Colours are bright, It's that time of year, Animals hibernate, And there's a chill in the air, Wrap up warm or colds are in store, But the sun still shines in the cold day, Autumn it's great to have you back to stay. The floor is covered in leaves all... Continue Reading →

The silence drowns out, Everything I want to feel, I feel so alone. I'm lucky because I have lots of people who care and look after me. People who check on on me. Yesterday was mental health awareness day and lots of people will be feeling alone and like there's no way out of this.... Continue Reading →

I've decided to make this weekly haiku challenge work and I'm going to give it my best shot. You too can Join in! It trying to stay relevant to the news there's a lot of focus on global warming at the moment. Here's my attempt at the haiku challenge: Just like lungs need air, The... Continue Reading →

She was three moves away from checkmate, The path was clear to see, All she had to do was count them out, One two and three, how simple it would be. But things aren't always easy, That's not how this game ends, For he could also make the move, And end the game right there.... Continue Reading →

Let me introduce you to this side of my skin. It's blemished and red tinged it's pale and thin. This side of my skin, that everyone sees. It isn't everything that makes up me. The outside seems stern and cold to the touch. But that doesn't give me credit for much. I may seem unapproachable,... Continue Reading →

 

Hello! So I was scrolling through blogs in my spare time reading a few of the posts, as I always do,  when I stumbled across one that inspired me. I found a haiku prompt. It's a weekly challenge where you can take the words given and write a haiku based on them. Join in with the... Continue Reading →

When do we stop being the person we're expected to be and become the person we want to be? When do we stop altering our actions to be the person we are not, to be the person we are? When do we stop writing for other people and start writing for ourselves? When can we... Continue Reading →

And That was That

Poetry doesn't have to rhyme it just has to make you feel something. This was written when my best friend had her heart broken and we sat in her room eating ice cream crying with each other. Today she is whole and smiling again. I couldn't be happier.

Wildflower

They discarded us like useless seeds, Leaving our destiny to the breeze. We were carried away and lost, Afraid of the winter frost.   But what they forget was even the smallest of seeds grow. We will rise up from the ground.   So grow. Spread a voice of hope.   Be the wildflower you were... Continue Reading →

Calm Before The Storm

She cast her eyes across the waves and watched, As the sun danced over the water. She thought about how she was like the ocean,Carefree and calm. But then she realised what else she could be. A storm of destruction, danger and fear.The waves crashing and bashing, destroying everything near. The sea may glisten but that’s... Continue Reading →

I want to know you, Not the pretend you, for show, Show me who you are. Take down all the walls, Take off the mask you put on, Show me who you are. Start with all your bones, Then guide me around your mind, Show me who you are. I want to know you, The... Continue Reading →

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