Category Poetry

Poetry Corner | Poem #17

Who says that writing isn’t like giving birth? And a little bit like self-destruction too. I do my best work while the rest of the world is asleep, apparently, and it’s always going to be worth it.

Poetry Corner | Poem #16: Blackbird

Spring has sprung and life, it blooms. I’ve just been thinking about the beauty in the everyday and the little moments which make up happiness, and I think I managed to capture this one on paper. I guess I don’t need kangaroos or koala bears after all, just the humble old blackbird.

Poetry Corner | Poem #15 : Old Habits & New Moons

Poetry Corner | Poem #14

Poetry Corner | Poem #13: I Was Ice

An oldie but a goodie. In my eyes anyway.

Poetry Corner | Poem #12

And sometimes I wish that I could unbelieve the person, or the people, that I create. And sometimes I think that I should just be grateful for an imagination so resourceful.  To be honest I don’t think this even counts as a poem but, hey, they’re words and I like them.

Poetry Corner | Poem #11

I’m midway through what feels like the millionth edit of my book, and this is particularly relevant at the moment. It’s still strange to me that a world can exist so vividly and entirely within my head, and now on the paper I’m reading, and that the people from this world feel like real and […]

Poetry Corner | Poem #10 : In Autumn Time

I told you I loved Autumn. Ten whole poems I’ve shared on here, ten pieces of my soul. I’m feeling a bit braver now, a bit more like I love what I’m doing and I love the feeling that people, however few, are reading my work, however crappy. Watch this space, as ever.  

Poetry Corner | Poem #9: Filler

I can’t be the only one who sees everything through rose-tinted glasses of my own making, who lives with an overactive imagination so hopeful, so resourceful, that I can fall in love with my version of something a million times before it becomes itself. I don’t know if it’s naive or optimistic to see the […]

Poetry Corner | Poem #8

I’m not really sure the kind of work I want to share on my blog – the really personal poems, the long ones, the tiny little 1am thought ones, the haikus? I want to be able to share my favourite things, everything that means a lot to me, but I also want it to be the […]