Autumn

I remember it was October when you told me you loved me. You wrapped it in a parcel, and sent your message via post. I didn’t mean to boast, but I loved you too. Autumn was your favourite month, or so you told me, but I guess it was all lies. Such a disguise that … More Autumn

3am

I always wondered what it would be, to sit up late, maybe until three and ask you ‘what does love mean?’, but you won’t answer, and although it seems fine… we’ll never be that word. I used to think that love was real, but then I saw you cry that day I told you I … More 3am

Untitled

There is blood in my mouth as I stand up. I curse the God above me who gave me these feet and get to my knees. I beg him to let me go, I’ve tried so hard to get here. Doesn’t he know what I’ve done for him? I stretch my hands out and feel … More Untitled

If We took 5 minutes to Consider What We Said to Someone… (Spoken Word)

If we took 5 minutes to consider what we said to someone, maybe there would be less broken hearts and paper drops of tears which your ex-girlfriend cried when you told her she was ugly. Maybe the world would be less cold, and you’d learn that you can’t fix someone with staples and glue. I … More If We took 5 minutes to Consider What We Said to Someone… (Spoken Word)

Untitled

I am Untitled, don’t give me a name because apparently I’m never worth it. I’m the kid at the back of the class who tried to pick grass but ended up with his ass in the mud instead. He hit his head and you all thought it was funny when he came in the next … More Untitled

He.

He told me I was 1 in a million, but then again that’s what he told everyone. His eyes were so blue, and I think I swam in them once, before I knew him. My friends told me to watch out, count your luck girl because hes a bad one. What did they know? I … More He.

Goodbye Harper Lee

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” —Atticus Finch I’m never really quiet about the fact Harper Lee’s novel was an inspiration to me. Her words changed the way I viewed life and I feel that it sent me on … More Goodbye Harper Lee