Micropoetry: A Body of Curiosity and Love

How does the feeling of love—the very moment of love’s conception arise when you realise that this is the emotion—manifest itself in physical form? Two hearts beat;our soul’s breath. Entwined bythe arresting restlessness. How curious—love is.

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Micropoetry: The Jetty

I once heard the dawn birds’ folk songand was home to all manner of creatures.Though I fell and many winters passed me by,when you spotted me—offering fresh life.Now I carry the weight of children;dipping their toes into a baby blue sea.With laughter dancing all alongthe faint summer breeze.

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To Learn of Domestic Abuse: A Conversation With My Mother

Content Warning: description of domestic abuse At a certain age you are no longer a child but something more. Far from adulthood, caught in a nebulous space of puberty and mental development. But the weight of responsibility is ever so slightly pressed upon you. To be trusted with a conversation about the past is one […]

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Haiku: Broken Flowers

Neglected flowerbruised petals, its stem snappedlove dyed in black

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Haibun: Love to Sin

As night turns to day—a tryst becomes a stay. Clothes strewn across the floor, a breadcrumb trail for Lust to find her way. Sunlight beams through the window and into two lovers’ hearts. A stirring of bodies, a hand glides over another. The electricity of the night before sparks like flint against steel and radiates […]

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Haiku: In Bloom

Your forget-me-nots
a crowning bloom amidst stone
I still remember

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Honey & Vinegar

Worker bees gathera new season filled with hopefrom my cubicle—dreams of freedom and travelstung with a droning despair It’s often said that it’s better to work with a view than to be trapped in a dreary, windowless office. Though I sometimes wonder if being able to see what is tantalisingly out of reach is a […]

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Father & Sun

Wistful father sittinglakeside—in its mirrored eyethe Sun watches over

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