Fear Not a day past 13 and life kicks into high gear. New school, new friend, fresh start. Fear The year’s progress, Hormones pump, emotions unstable. The one you love, across the room You think to speak but odds look bleak, You take on step, take it back Stomach knots, thoughts distract She walks away,

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All Her Life All her life she had been surrounded by violence, depression and alcoholism. She did not suffer from any of these herself, But the people who surrounded her did. They had no one to vent to, so they leaned on her. She felt like she was carrying them on her back She felt

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My Demons Lie My demons lie In-between my heart and head. In the winter’s morning dread. When sadness creeps upon the world And whispers are out to get me. Taboos and scars tattoo the stars, Tell these endless tales behind these bars. Exhale. Inhale. Erin Marsh Where This is where I learn, where I dream

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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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Island   He closes his eyes, And the inanimate walls fade away. The soft sand greets him warmly, The waves rush in, tickling his legs, Eager for fun. Not like the walls. The singing birds chime a welcome, Giddy with his return, And the breeze whistles softly. He strolls along the familiar tree line, New-found

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