Oh fuck Oh dear Oh well - a poem of realisation, regret, redirection


A Poem That Comes With a Warning

I didn't mean for you to see that. I didn't mean for it to mean anything to you Just words that sounded good They roll of my mind, Please I beg you not to find Home in there rhetoric. . I didn't mean for a lot of things to happen. I didn't mean all of… Continue reading A Poem That Comes With a Warning

Poems for Niamh

Pouring salt water places it should not be They left their perfume then They left you Calvin Klein In2you Her, ironic. Each morning I drown myself in the smell of the first time we met, in the smell of the first time I touched your hair, in the smell of the first time I cut… Continue reading Poems for Niamh

Poetry Under Pressure

This was wrote during a rather intense Miesner activity at Rose Bruford. I kind of liked it, unrefined and unfinished. We burned up like an asteroid in the atmosphere. We burned up like an astronaut's incorrect equation. We burned up like two lovers too close to the sun, too close To the souls of each… Continue reading Poetry Under Pressure

A Poem for My Friend Ahmat

I drop a pebble in the pond, I touch your hand. I see the silk midnight on your skin, I see the depth of midnight in your eyes, I see the strength of a thousand tides Break on the shores but you have more. And I want to give you that But who am I… Continue reading A Poem for My Friend Ahmat