Anniversary of a First Date

Nineteen years ago I was a nervous young woman. I was waiting to go on my first date with this guy I had known for probably about six months, and who I had probably been in love with for about four months. I was young and new to real love but I was pretty sure […]

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A poem and an update

Greetings and Salutations It’s been a long while since I’ve been on here but I hope to get back to being regular again. Today has been a very productive day so far, I’ve finished typing up and writing parts 9, 10 and 11 of The Bloodied Briar and I shall hope to get to editing […]

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We will endure

It seems I have another blog post in me for today. In the wake of the horrible events in Manchester, I have read many articles. One that I read talked about the deliberate targeting of women at the concert, of young women celebrating female empowerment. Targeted due to the misogyny at the heart of the […]

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Brother. Dearest.

You left me here all alone Barely grown And you have gone Leaving me to go on No more picnics No more poems No more smiles No more home I am the last of the family That is it Just me Lonely And crying Part of my heart dying With you not by my side […]

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Lyrical Poetry – Rise Above

Rise above the mundane Can you explain What sets you apart And fires your heart To call you home To rise up high As you fly And soar On wings you never Unfurled before Launching from a destined place If you face The climb The scraped knees And begging pleas But if you make the […]

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In the Grey

Darling tell me Who is the devil on your shoulder? And who is the angel? Can you tell anymore? Wrong or right Dark or light Do you ever wonder At the chaos in your heart The violence in your soul Has it outgrown The goodness The innocence Does it threaten to consume you whole? My […]

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Inspiration

So as most of you know, it doesn’t often take much for me to be inspired to anything. The most recent thing has been a poem. Well a poem that feels like it should be a song but since I have no musical talent remains a poem. It was inspired by Taylor Swift’s new song […]

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Beauty is the Beast

I just watched the movie Beastly. It got me all inspired with ideas for writing. Could you love yourself no matter what you saw in the mirror, not matter what you thought you looked like. Could you let anyone else love you if you could not love yourself, could you believe they saw your beauty […]

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Book of Romance – Art of the Day

Book of Romance by breathing2004 I saw this picture on tumblr and it inspired me instantly to a poem. Enjoy the art and the poem. If I were a princess, trapped high in a tower Make my tower A tower of books Let me spend my nights The endless days On adventures to keep my […]

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