Sonnet: Looking for Love

Looking for love in all the wrong places, Swiping right on all of the same faces. Asking questions getting one-word answers, It’s a social media disaster.   Whatever happened to love at first sight? Enter a room and just know that tonight, Is the night where you will first cast your eye, On a future... Continue Reading →

Sonnet: His Hand He Did Lay

Upon my shoulder his hand he did lay, For just one moment, perfection today. Less than a second, eternity still, Night’s spent long dreaming for this very thrill.   We pass in a hallway, through me he looks Perhaps perfection, on my part mistook. I chastise myself, confidence shaken, Forget about love, yet unawakened.  ... Continue Reading →

Sonnet: Online Dating

Swiping right, and often left discarded Unmatched, unwanted, broken hearted Profile pictures pass, feelings follow fast Love in the present, but lust in the past   'Hey, how’s it going? Up to much tonight?’ Incoming message the future seems bright A spark, a connection, unseen by sight Each message worth every megabyte.   Ghosted for... Continue Reading →

I Had To Ask

Three times I've met you in the last year and each time, I am incredibly glad I had the notion to do so. The more time I spend around you, the more time I want to spend around you. Hours in your company never quite seem like enough time and even the topics which might... Continue Reading →

Defining Pain

Written on - Tuesday, 7 August 2018 - 14:15   I have experienced many types of pain this year. The pain of losing a job I love. The stress and anxiety that comes from being unemployed. The fear of the unknown. The challenge that is finding a new purpose. An illness that floored me for... Continue Reading →

Hear Me Roar

Sunday, 14th May 2017 - 12:43 In November of last year I developed three things: an idea for a short story (Luca’s Story), a horrid chest infection, and the beginnings of a relationship. By mid December, only one of those things was still around. I met Roar (not his real name) on Tinder. It wasn't... Continue Reading →

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