Have you ever met someone who gives you freedom? Freedom to be yourself in your entirety Freedom to escape previous restrictions and convictions  Freedom to stop listening to the distorted noise surrounding Freedom to explore your own mind Freedom to truly love yourself as a working progress Freedom to understand why you are who you … Continue reading Freedom


I lost another one of my grandparents on Father's Day.  I was woken up out of my sleep with the news. I repeated over and over again "No Mum."  I don't do well with grief, I don't know how to handle bereavement, I don't know how to express my pain.  So I've written a poem … Continue reading Grandad


The ability to wait I’ve struggled with patience Ageing without knowledge of what the future holds Praying to the spirits that it will resemble my dreams Watching my watch, watch time Anticipating the long hands movement forward Asking that it slows down Asking that time be patient Asking that time run alongside my life rather … Continue reading Patience

I smile

Sitting here with tears streaming Been in the same spot for so long I'm drowning Suffocating for a lease of life Crying until I've forgotten what I was crying for Continuously feeling a lack of control Seeking temporary fulfilment  Then I'm back In the dark Wondering if everything I've believed in so far was only … Continue reading I smile

My Poetic License

I've lost my confidenceBecome a mess Queasy, sick, can't breathe Stuttering when I speak Fluttering deep down Can't steady myself All balance lost  In desperate need of air I'm suffocating  Meditating to the touch Murdering to the sight Soothing me Unnerving me Unnerving me Unnerving me Unearthed in the mouth Sick Try to swallow  But … Continue reading My Poetic License