Monster

– a poem by Frankenstein’s newly liberated monster I woke up to unthinkable thoughts, he’d used the brain of a criminal. I heard him howl in delight. His Thing was born. Creature. Fiend. Demon. Ogre. But why not Adam? He’d made me so even I couldn’t look at myself. Cursed creator! Why did I live? … More Monster

Freak show

Freak Show Imagine a circus, a human zoo. Now imagine a woman, presenting a sword in the air as you hold your breath. Her’s has almost run out. She stands proud in front of her poster, Edith Clifford.”Champion Sword Swallower of the world!” She runs the bayonet over her etched throat teasing you, preparing you … More Freak show

Life is Poetry

Before I started university poetry scared me. This may have been a result of many school english lessons, where the poems were too hard for younger me to pick apart (I spent a lot of time on BBC Bitesize,) and back then, poetry just wasn’t ‘cool.’ In my second year of uni I had a 3 month … More Life is Poetry

An Introduction

When I finished my degree back in May of this year I told myself I would start a blog. I didn’t really know what I would write about, but I wanted something that would encourage me to continue writing as a hobby, rather than as a requirement. I did some research into the best websites … More An Introduction