Date & Time | NaPoWriMo #11

One day you will stamp this day as an important day, write down the date and time every day to make sure you remember this exact day, this exact time, how can you possibly forget it – that was the day your life changed, the day time from the past caught up to the future,Continue reading “Date & Time | NaPoWriMo #11”

This time | NaPoWriMo #10

This time mum told me I am prone to spilling things, What like clumsy? No like beti. Next time he told me I am prone to falling over What like clumsy? No like daydream. Before that I told me, I am prone, to, spilling things So like juice, No like, secrets. This time mum scoldedContinue reading “This time | NaPoWriMo #10”

This too shall pass | NaPoWriMo #8

When you need to wear a smile, And it feels like a pair of jeans stuck at your waist-line, Remember, this too shall pass. When you need to ground your feet, And it feels like a blender stuck whirring never actually blending, Remember, this too shall pass. When you need to close your eyes, AndContinue reading “This too shall pass | NaPoWriMo #8”

To Do List | NaPoWriMo #7

To Do List (for a typical day-in-the-life-of-a-poet): • Do write poetry/Don’t avoid writing poetry • Do feel all the feelings/Don’t let the feelings feel you • Do learn about poetry/Don’t forget to grow • Do remember to sleep/Don’t sleep at your desk • Do drink lots of tea/Don’t drink too much tea • Do re-arrangeContinue reading “To Do List | NaPoWriMo #7”

Chicken/Egg | NaPoWriMo #6

This is my first major speech as Prime Minister – and I am going to address the first priority of this government: transforming our economy. What came first? The chicken or the egg. Today, Britain is at a turning point. The decisions we make now will live with us for decades to come. For manyContinue reading “Chicken/Egg | NaPoWriMo #6”

Synonyms | NaPoWriMo #3

Today was a slow day a rest day a still day a low day a high day a cake day a pie day a lie day a peace day a hush day a calm day a good day a mute day a cute day a snow day a sun day but not a sunday, aContinue reading “Synonyms | NaPoWriMo #3”

Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW 🏳️‍🌈

Title: QUEER: LGBT writing from Ancient Times to YesterdayAuthor: Various (edited by Frank Wynne)Genres: Short Stories, Poetry, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Novel (extracts)Release Date: Jan 21, 2021Head of Zeus • Bookshop.org (UK)  Queer history and queer experiences of all forms are captured so well in this anthology. This book validated my own queer identity, whilst expanding my definition ofContinue reading “Why queer art & writing is important | QUEER Anthology – REVIEW 🏳️‍🌈”

Pastiche

An amalgamation of one or two lines from every poem I’ve written for my AgoraPoetry series! Enjoy that’s like clouds without the sky. my voice has its own poweran ignition, somewhere. as though a faraway brush has brought us all into existence up up and up it is no surprise now  the whispers of warmthContinue reading “Pastiche”