Bucket List Beginning: The Human and In Being

For once I was not led by the ingrained voice of my mother, I was led by my own. Walking down the busy street into town in a morning I regularly see the same homeless guy. He always looks clean enough and rarely says anything. Every time I walk into town I wish I had […]

My Summer Bucket List: A Seasonal Separation

I’m breaking the mold. Normally I’d bring you poetry or a story or some perhaps lightly too-subverted philosophy hidden in shoes. But today is not only Sunday but exactly a week before I get to go home for the summer!  I haven’t started packing, in fact, right now I’m sat with my elbows resting on […]

Momentary Alignment

    A single moment for each thought as my mind fractures between a song and my heartbeat, The sensation of knowing what you are doing right now brings a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart. Knowing that no matter how big a universe, how small you may be what you […]

The Groves

I wandered through wispy trees blind in the darkness of the fading woods, the brambles searing my feet as I stumbled forward. For days I walked the earthy maze, the bows would break and I would find that long the sun, I’d left behind. My face I’d lost, my name I’d never known and hope […]

Slumber into which we become…

Our eyes heavy from days that are filled not enough or unfilled just enough for a fatigue to creep in, The comfort provided by duck feather pillows and duvets lulls us into a sense that to rest just a moment will be forever in out favour. As we sit out eyes feel the weight of […]

A lifetime

Day 1, they are nought but seeds which shall grow into beautiful things if nurtured correctly. Day 2, from those tiny seeds the smallest of bright coloured shoots emerges, a delicate thing that requires only sunlight, the air it breathes, nutrients from the ground and water. Day 3 That shoot has grown tall and strong […]