How Many People? How many people can say they truly know me? For my name is just a name and not my story. How many people can say that they care? From smiling like I am happy and hiding that I am scared. How many people want to listen to what I say? When they

Read More

Live, Work and Learn Millions live, work and learn, Love is all they wish to yearn. They eat, drink and waste And chase the bottle for the taste. But millions die of starvation, poverty and drought, We’re faced to ignore those we must live without. They fight, die and kill at war, Like many more

Read More

The Rain Descends The rain descends, splashes, Dashed upon the cobblestones of dimly lit lanes. Vast plethoras of amiable sheep amble, Wander aimlessly about barren hills Blanketing arable fields in ephemeral white. Derelict farms and forgotten cottages crumble into dilapidation. Abandoned to the wind that sweeps and billows O’er proud banners draped upon our silent

Read More

Autism in an All-Girls School I struggle through conversations, emoting randomly, Other people seem psychic, almost offhandedly. I dream a dream of my perfect world, Where all are flowers, safe and unfurled. Where no one is speaking in tongues. I’m breathing in, breathing out, Trying to calm my shaking lungs I try to be a

Read More

Voices Strong voices in my head, But still, carefully I tread, along my path. Do I turn left do I turn right? Does it even matter? Has it been carved deep into the bones? One complex structure, unchangeable. Small voices in my head, Decisions weigh like crashing waves. Each day a new tide, Tearing up

Read More

The Darkness Strikes My cracked skull explodes with mechanical thoughts Formless music conjures the beast in me. It strikes and makes its mark but fades when the music stops The slagging cuts sharp as razor blades It strikes dark and deep into your soul Plastic men are made from the fragile future And old men

Read More