“One Hundred Lashes”

“And I had done an hellish thing, And it would work ’em woe: For all averred, I had killed the bird That made the breeze to blow. Ah wretch! said they, the bird to slay That made the breeze to blow!”   ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner)   They had…Read more “One Hundred Lashes”

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“Apple Tree”

There was a place in her heart where the apple tree grew. The sun moved slowly up here. In the shade of the apple tree, Delilah watched its lazy progress in shimmers through the leaves. A shimmer she couldn’t shake from her sight. Within that dappled light, the apples shone as celestial things in orbit,…Read more “Apple Tree”

SHE SAID / HE SAID – Break Ups

Over the last two years, I've learnt many valuable lessons from the immensely talented Paige Nick. How to write better, how to be better and how to try harder. She saw something in me - a reckless, foul-mouthed hoodlum - which other people didn't. For that, I will always be thankful. In the 9th of October…Read more SHE SAID / HE SAID – Break Ups