A Night Out Nights out are fun to think of and the excitement is all so thrilling Heading to my friend’s house, make up and clothes in hand We talk about what the nights gonna be like and how pissed everyone would be Sitting on the bus people spewing on the seats, I sit there

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What People Teach Us When people search for meaning, They usually start with other human beings. But the only problem with this, Is that there’s usually people we miss. We don’t know that we’re looking for someone specific, Until we realise we have a list to tick. We start off with their looks, Instead of

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Wild   There’s something wild in the slope of my shoulders, In the clench of my bared teeth, In my nails biting red from calloused palms. You smile through bloodied teeth, And the animal in my chest unfurls. There’s something feral in my curled back lips, In my darting flickering gaze, In my perch on

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Big Boys don’t Cry   “Big boys don’t cry” 4 years old, with tear marks down his cheeks The result of an accident in the garden. He holds his breath and puffs out his chest Because he is a big boy now, And he must show it. “Big boys don’t cry” 16 years old now,

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Monster of the Seas   It looms behind me I’m frantic, shouting profanity It grasps me, it’s in control The monster has me in its clutches Then, I’m up! I’m standing! It’s like I’m flying Then, the shock of cold The peace of the ocean Silence, deafening Getting up, I hear The triumphant whoops Satisfied,

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Your Own Happiness   The key to happiness does not come from other people Depending on other people for your happiness, won’t do much for you You gain true happiness from yourself, and you only Don’t overthink the past – what has happened, has happened Don’t overthink the future – what will be, will be,

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As I Look Back   I sit there at the bar, As the lump behind it pours another whiskey. I admire it, peaceful, still, so small less than a glass half full Or in my case a glass half empty. An entire life described in a six-inch glass. SUCCEED, SUCCEED, SUCCEED… I told myself as

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Winter Lullaby   The comfort of the rhythm The pattering of the rain Like a sleepy lullaby singing on the window pane The howling wind that blows a gale That sweeps the day into the night The storm that thunders through the town Is no match for this fight The wind that bites in winter,

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