New Places

One can feel so alone a stranger in a new placeno friends, not one familiar faceYet we struggle onlearning new words and wayspracticing an unfamiliar phraseTrying, trying to belongignoring the loneliness in the days One can feel so tiredso drained in a new placechange taking up all our headspaceYet we push throughattempting to assimilate despite the thingsContinue reading “New Places”

Paths of Mystery (Published)

I am delighted to share that my poem Paths of Mystery has been published with Wingless Dreamer in their latest anthology, The dawn of the day from on the poetry competition with the same name. A bigger surprise for me is that I’m also as a finalist! I’ve included a snippet below… Walking upon pathsContinue reading “Paths of Mystery (Published)”

Extra Courage (aka Monday Morning)

I need some extra courage to face the day ahead When all I really want to do is spend the day in bed I need to dust this sleep off put my feet upon the floor Get my shit together and head out the front door I need some extra courage to do the thingsContinue reading “Extra Courage (aka Monday Morning)”

The Interlude

Living in the interlude, I struggled to find peace, distracted by what had been, and desperate for what was to come. I waited for life to begin again– delayed in the interlude. Time stood still. An uninvited pause between movements, with nothing remarkable to show for myself. Ticks of the metronome, I felt dull, restrainedContinue reading “The Interlude”